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What is Karma & how does it work?

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Karma - Is it a doctrine, a concept or a philosophy? Does it imply the Pur lives are pre-destined? What are it's implications on free will? In this insightful journey of 5 videos, Sadhguru demystifies Karma. Sadhguru elaborates, what is Karma, where are the accounts of Karma kept, is it a kind of reward and punishment system, and how can we make use of Karma for our own wellbeing.


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What is Karma & how does it work?

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What is Karma – Vishen Lakhiani asks Sadhguru

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Vishen Lakhiani, CEO of Mindvalley, asks Sadhguru - What is Karma, and why have you written a book on Karma? Sadhguru demystifies this oft misunderstood term - Karma!

4 min

A crash course on Karma

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So when we said karma, we are not talking about some concept or philosophy. We are referring to a certain reality, which is finding manifestation, as who you are. The very shape of your body is because of memory. If a bird eats a mango, it becomes a bird. If a worm eats a mango, it becomes a worm. If you eat a mango, you become a human being. Same mango, how many things it’s doing, depending upon what kind of memory it carries.

3 min

Do I have free will or Is my life predestined?

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Questioner: I want to know about how much of our life is governed by karma, and how much is our free will? So many people I've heard said - everything in your life is governed by karma. And others like... we make choices. If we make a choice, are we creating karma from our choice?

2 min

How to use Karma for your well-being?

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Being blissful or in a state of suffering is not a natural consequence of your birth, or life situations in which you have landed. It is a consequence of the way you respond and experience these situations. This is why karma is very important.