See also Karm-1;
Uses of Tantra Under Tantra
Taken from Jyotish Ganga, by Bhaskar, Jan 5, 2012
another Karm classification - a description to clear the meaning of
various types of Karm with examples -
Kriyaman Karm -
This is the Karm you do presently, the result of which you get
(a) You feel thirsty and drink a glass of water and satisfy your thirst.
(b) You abuse a person and get a slap in return.
(c) You buy the ticket on the current booking counter of a movie theater
and watch the movie show immediately.
Sanchit Karm -
Certain Kriyaman Karm which you have done in the past for which you did
not get the result that time (when you did them), comes in this
category. also certain Kriyaman Karm you do now for which you may not
get the result now and immediately, come in this category. These Karm
get accumulated and await the fructification of their results in time to
come, sooner or later, may be in this Janm (lie) or next Janm (life), or
maybe in some distant Janm.
(a) You eat Bhelpooree on the roadside but develop stomach ache in the
evening - you ate the Bhelpooree in the afternoon, but its result was
seen in the evening that you had a stomachache.
(b) You take exam of, say High School, now but results will come after 3
(c) You hurt someone through an evil intended or unintended action for
which you may suffer in future.
Praarabdh Karm -
This the part of Sanchit Karm for which we have to get paid (as rewards
or punishment) in this particular birth or life. This can be further
divided into 2 types -
(a) Dridha Karm - Ones for which there is no escape from punishment.
Being born lame, blind, in poor family, with one parent absent, a cruel
wife, with some painful disease etc)
(b) A-Dridha Karm - Ones from which we can escape the punishment or
reduce its incidence, by doing the relevant remedial measures. To reduce
the incidence of such Karm, one can seek the remedy and the remedy will
either finish it completely or reduce it.
(a) A person suffering from cancer, may seek the help of doctors, and
after the help, he might be completely all right, or the cancer can
subside for a few years, reappear and take his life.