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Mohanapriya Rajasekaran

Human Resource Management - Student, School of Management, University of Southampton, UK

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Do you believe in Karma? If so, have you truly experienced it?

The term 'Karma' is a one of the many concepts of Indian Religions, nevertheless it has been acknowledged across the world by many, not as a concept of religion, but as a general theme that teaches the power of good 'action' or 'deed'. It can be demonstrated by the phrase 'What goes around comes around'.

I was thought by my parents that if you do good, it will always return to you one day. But seeing the current scenario where people fight over each other for a place, fame, position etc and when you see children and women in some part of the world suffer for no bad they have done, its hard to believe Karma exists. I feel the whole concept of karma has faded in todays competitive world and would like to see a different take on it. It always good to know that 'Karma' exists!!


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      Jul 26 2013: Hello Deepak,

      You have related karma to birth and conscious mind really well. I agree to the good and bad thoughts, but on birth, I still don't get it, one would rather live this present life (the way you want, no karma rules) than worry about the next or previous, isn't it?
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        Jul 26 2013: Good point Mohanapriya,
        It makes no sense to me, to be worrying about the past or the future, because when we are focused on past or future, we miss the present moment. We are HERE NOW, in this present life form, and I think/feel the best we can do for ourselves and/or everyone, is live it to the best of our ability with awareness.
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        Jul 27 2013: Deepak,
        In a previous comment you write...
        "Everyone want to live his present life in the best possible way but at times there is a horrible past or at times the worry for future is there".

        In your comment directly above, you write...
        "Knowing about karma does not mean that we worry about future or the past".

        You seem to contradict yourself.

        Deepak, I am aware of the meaning of karma, I understand, I live in the present moment without worry of the past or future.....that is my choice of how I want to live the human life adventure.

        I realize that you work with a certain organization and practice a religious/spiritual belief which you are trying to promote here on TED. I am not interested. Perhaps, you might look again at the TED terms of use agreement.

    • Jul 27 2013: Hi Dear Deepak,I don't believe in Karma,although I had been educated by Karma deeply from background education around me.For love,I think love is the most treasure in our bodies.Love needs us to be conscious to be aware,needs to nurture in our whole life...Love appears because you two all have love inside,when love disapears,it means one of you or both of you no that love inside anymore...

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