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karma

kar·ma

karma

pronunciation:
kar m
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in Hinduism and Buddhism, the principle that one's actions determine one's future in this life or in other incarnations.
definition 2: destiny; fate.
similar words:
destiny, fate, kismet
definition 3: a distinctive aura or emanation, as of a person or place.
derivation: karmic (adj.)