karma referred simply to ritual and sacrificial action. The universal causal law by which good or bad actions determine the future modes of an individual’s existence. Karma serves two main functions within our society : it provides the major motivation to live a spiritual life, and it serves as the primary explanation of the existence of not so right as per dharma.
The connection between the ritual and moral dimensions of karma is especially evident in the notion of karma as a causal law, popularly known as the “law of karma.”
Karma is a core concept in the Indian religions, including Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, although their specific views on karma vary. In Hinduism, karma is the force of retributive justice that compels believers to behave righteously according to Dharma—the moral order of the universe.
The Law of Karma is infallible and everyone invariably is subjected to it. As per the law of karma, every positive action which we do, generates a positive point ; while every negative action results in a sin which subsequently we need to repay by enduring happiness or unhappiness. All major events in our life are predestined – for example the family that we are born into, to whom we will get married etc. During our day-to-day interactions, we are either settling an old account or creating a new one. If an account is not settled in the present birth it is carried over to the next birth. Although, we are not consciously aware of the give-and-take karmic accounts generated in our previous births.
The only way through which we can nullify our give and take account and destiny is through sustained and regular spiritual practice. Like Shama Sadhna, donations, helping people in need, self less service without any personal benefit of our.