Karma vs Moksha - What's the difference?

karma | moksha |


As nouns the difference between karma and moksha

is that karma is karma while moksha is in indian philosophy and theology, the final liberation of the soul or consciousness from samsara and the bringing to an end of all the suffering involved in being subject to the cycle of reincarnation.

karma

English

Noun

  • (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism) The sum total of a person's actions, which determine the person's next incarnation in samsara, the cycle of death and rebirth.
  • A force or law of nature which causes one to reap what one sows; destiny; fate.
  • (uncommon) A distinctive feeling, aura, or atmosphere.
  • * 2001 , Inside the Hits , page 307:
  • That means everything from lighting to the vibes, the karma of the room.
  • * 2006 , Chase Sargent, From Buddy to Boss , page 219:
  • How many times when you have been in a bar have you felt that a confrontation was building up, even without extensive verbal exchanges? Sometimes you can feel the karma or energy of a place change, and you should not ignore that
  • * 2010 , R.L. Roach, Irish Lie , page 135:
  • On the way to Lancaster, which was about an hour and a half from Philly, John felt the karma .

    Derived terms

    * karmic

    moksha

    English

    (Moksha language)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A language of the Finnic branch of the Uralic language family, spoken by about 428,000 people in the western and southern parts of Mordovia, a dependent republic within Russia, and the adjacent regions of Tambov, Penza, Samara, Ulyanovsk, Saratov, Tatarstan, Buguruslan and Bashkortostan.