Karma was a bitch, but it wasn't indiscriminate, was it?
This is totally karma, she told herself angrily.
Or maybe it was all her fault, created by bad karma she built up when she was some crazy deity in a past life she had no memory of.
"My karma is beyond reparable," she said.
Then why is a crap ton of her bad karma killing me?
He growled, "More like Karma getting back at me for all the years I objectified women."
KARMA, sometimes written Karman, a Sanskrit noun (from the root kri, to do), meaning deed or action.
These two exist in many forms more or less grotesque, and after death the soul passes to one of them and there receives its due; but that existence too is marked by desire and action, and is therefore productive of merit or demerit, and as the soul is thus still entangled in the meshes of karma it must again assume an earthly garb and continue the strife.
Salvation is to the Hindu simply deliverance from the power of karma, and each of the philosophic systems has its own method of obtaining it.
The last book of the Laws of Manu deals with karmaplialam, " the fruit of karma," and gives many curious details of the way in which sin is punished and merit rewarded.
Denying the continuance of the soul, Buddhism affirmed a continuity of moral consequences (Karma), each successive life being determined by the total moral result of the preceding life.