karma

  1. singh_man

    Hukam Vs Karma Vs Destiny Vs Choice

    Hi there - I just came back from a young friends funeral. He was only 35, 2 beautiful kids and a lovely wife. Died from a 4 year battle with cancer. Very sad. The Antam Ardas was peaceful and comforting. But reoccurring message I kept hearing was that this was Guru's Hukam and he planned it...
  2. Sherdil

    Hard Talk Does Amrit Erase All Sins?

    Gurbani tells us that sin (karma) is accrued from dualistic thinking. Then why is the notion of Amrit as a get-out-of-jail card peddled amongst some panthic circles? Naam is the only remedy that can wash away the grime of ego, then why do some presume that a man-made offering can do the trick...
  3. S

    Karam Of Bibi Comes To Haunt Her Back ?

    my mom came today and told me some xyz amritdhari bibi, lets call her 'xyz' is suffering from paralysis of her one side of the face . that face of the side is drooping giving the 'bent effect' to her face. She also seems to be in pain. I was almost taken back to memories of my childhood , when...
  4. S

    If What We Earn Is What We Have Sown, Where Is God's Mercy And Gifts In The Equation ?

    If its about karma , we get what we sowed , then how is it a god's gift if we get it, then it should be my own gift I gave to myself , right ?? and also lets assume god blessed someone with something that he /she didn't earn as a karmic balance, then isn't god breaking karmic law by giving that...
  5. singh_man

    What Is A Soul?

    Friends, I've been thinking lately of what exactly is a soul? With the ability of a soul to transmigrate as some form of energy, or as it reincarnates, or transcends into other heavenly forms.. what properties does a soul have that actually goes with it? Does it think? Does it have feelings...
  6. singh_man

    Why Has Waheguru Blessed Us With A Son With Autism?

    Dear friends, Firstly, I do feel blessed that we have been gifted with a son with autism. But it is difficult. He is a happy boy and very loving - but cannot speak, has independence issues, cognitive disabilities and social challenges. I'll be honest - we do worry about his future and his...
  7. J

    The Idea Of Karma

    WJKK WJKF. Can some one please explain the idea of Karma in Sikhi? I have been exploring further my understanding of reincarnation and one question I have trouble with is why are we not punished for our good and bad deeds in THIS lifetime? It just seems inconsistent to me....put it in...
  8. S

    Is Homosexuality / Transsexuality A Punishment Because Of Karma Of Previous Lives?

    I am 23 year old youth living in indian metropolitan city . By the time I was 13 , I started having crushes at same-sex people . I was kinda effeminate growing up . I never had any interest in sports like cricket , etc . Rather I liked to play with girls . Now , I find myself attracted only to...
  9. H

    Controversial Why Is The Law Of Karma Rejected?

    dear all members sat sri akal. that portion that is applicable to caste system we can reject it.. but why many are trying to reject it, saying it is not applicable to sikhism. is it because law of karmas originated from hinduism? or some other reasons? please give your...
  10. Ishna

    In Gurbani, Is It 'Karma' Or 'Actions' ?

    Greetings Was reading this shalok: ਸਲੋਕ ॥ Salok. Shalok: ਗੁਰ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਗੋਪਾਲ ਗੁਰ ਗੁਰ ਪੂਰਨ ਨਾਰਾਇਣਹ ॥ Gur gobinḏ gopāl gur gur pūran nārā▫iṇėh. The Guru is the Lord of the Universe; the Guru is the Lord of the world; the Guru is the Perfect Pervading Lord God. ਗੁਰ ਦਇਆਲ ਸਮਰਥ ਗੁਰ...
  11. Embers

    Controversial Life Is Easier Without Karma - A Discussion

    Confused Ji and I would like to take up the discussion of Karma and right understanding of Karma, stated in another post. I suggest we do so here, pulling on Sikh and non-Sikhi philsophy as appropriate to arrive at a conclusion. The Sikh Wiki reads: This might be the personal opinion of...
  12. Harry Haller

    Is Hindu/Sikh A Valid Adherent?

    Gurfatehji A subject that needs some validation, I am aware that it is not uncommon for Hindus to also pray to Guru Nanakji, which I take as a huge compliment, but given the myriad of deities that Hindus have available to them, it does not seem unreasonable for a Hindu to do this. However...
  13. Randip Singh

    Vegetarians Experiencing Karma, Say Meat Lovers

    Vegetarians Experiencing Karma, say Meat lovers The cucumber crisis is karma wielding its cosmic vengeance upon vegetarians who have insisted that they are the earthly embodiment of all that is healthy, people who eat meat have claimed. The kinds of foods that vocal vegetarians...
  14. A

    Buddhism Karma - Birth, Life And Death

    Seeker9 ji, You may like to consider the following: There is what is called ‘life-faculty’ as a material reality conditioned by karma; this is what differentiates a dead person from the live one, or a tree from an animal. At death, since consciousness does not arise anymore, no karma exists...
  15. Ambarsaria

    Tragic Earthquake In Japan. Is It Fate? Is It Karma? Is It Living With "the Truth/God That Is Everyw

    It is no question, a very heart breaking incident deserving of everyone's support, to help morally talk to people who have been directly impacted and provide words and deeds of support that they are not alone volunteer, write, talk and communicate supportivily to help rebuild to provide...
  16. namjiwankaur

    Karma

    According to Sikhism, which actions, deeds, thoughts, etc., would be considered to have positive and negative effects on karma? What are some actions which would be rewarded and what are some actions which would weigh negatively on a person's karma. Jasnoor
  17. spnadmin

    Buddhism Reincarnation In Buddhism

    Very interested in the reactions of members of this forum to this article. This has puzzled me - the question of how rebirth or reincarnation would occur if there is no soul. Perhaps this article is so simplistic it is wrong. Perhaps it is just wrong. Perhaps the author has done a decent job of...
  18. A

    What Is Karma In Buddhism And In Sikhi?

    Tejwant ji, You wrote: Karma is again different than it is in the Hindu concept. Karma in Sikhi means,"we reap what we sow" in this life as reincarnation does not come in the equation. Hence, Karma in Sikhi is a proven fact.<end quote> Could you please elaborate and give some examples...
  19. Taranjeet singh

    Interpretation Of Gurbani-Views On Karma And Transmigration

    W. H. McLeod’s Interpretation of Guru Nanak’s Bani by Baldev Singh Abstract Professor W. H. McLeod has claimed that Guru Nanak accepted the theory of karma and transmigration, but Aad Guru Granth Sahib, which is the only authentic source of Guru Nanak’s teachings, rejects these beliefs...
  20. Randip Singh

    Hypocrisy Of Karma

    Hi All sat behind my computer I was reading an article from another site (possibly AKJ or something similar), and they were talking about how Sikhs do not believe in the Caste, yet in the same breath they were saying that if you do bad things you will be born an ant or some other lesser life...
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