Kama vs. Karma

Kama vs. Karma — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Kama and Karma

Kamanoun

The god of love.

Karmanoun

The totality of a person's actions and conduct during successive incarnations, regarded as causally influencing that person's destiny.

Kamanoun

A sickle-like weapon, originally used as a tool for cutting weeds.

Karmanoun

The law or principle through which such influence is believed to operate.

Kamanoun

(India) The act or process of wishing; longing, desire (with or without sexual connotations); one of the goals of life in Hindu tradition.

Karmanoun

Fate or destiny resulting from one's previous actions

“[The pitcher] had mostly avoided damage through the first four innings despite putting at least two runners on base three times, but he could not hold back the bad karma any longer” (Ben Shpigel).

Kamanoun

god of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara

Karmanoun

(Informal) A distinctive aura, atmosphere, or feeling

There's bad karma around the house today.

Karmanoun

The sum total of a person's actions, which determine the person's next incarnation in samsara, the cycle of death and rebirth.

Karmanoun

A force or law of nature which causes one to reap what one sows; destiny; fate.

Karmanoun

(uncommon) A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.

Karmanoun

(internet) A score assigned to a user of a discussion forum, indicating the popularity of their posts with other users.

Karmanoun

(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation