Name: Karma

Origin and Meaning of the Name Karma

  • Meaning:
    Action; effect
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  • Pronunciation:
    (KAR mah)
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    Itself (Karma)
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    English and Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Sanskrit word (action, effect) used in Hinduism and Buddhism to refer to the principle by which a person's actions in this world determine the fate that awaits him or her after death.
    In English the word is sometimes used more loosely to refer to the process of destiny, and it has sometimes been chosen as a given name with reference to this idea.

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