Query: How to Change Bad Karma to Good Karma... understanding Karma
To change bad karma to good karma seemed easy but truly it is not that simple! As
detailed in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism the process of karma... good or bad is irreversible! Once karma
has been enacted... good or bad, could not be reversed... no matter what!
Still, there is a ray of hope! If we had a residual balance of negative karma in our kitty...
the only way to undo it was indulgence in good karma... positive karma all the time! If we stood at a karmic index
of -37, we could undo our past by gradually reducing effect of negative karma by indulgence in good karma...
As our karmic index reduced to
-35... -30... -25... -5... One reached stage of zero karmic index, when residual balance of negative karma finally
wiped out forever! Further, as we indulged in good karma... positive karma all the time... our karmic index now
became +5... +15... +25 and so on!
To undo affects of negative karma from previous manifestations was the biggest task of
As a human being it is within our capability to undo our past! Human form is the highest
manifest stage in cosmic life cycle. It is only in human form our soul atman... the spirit within finally regained
its lost original pure prime pristine primordial form! In Hinduism a soul is termed atman! For manifesting
destiny... for gaining control of life indulgence in positive karma was the only way!
Karma Sutra is that inherent ingredient of cosmic system that controlled life of all living
beings! Our every action... every indulgence precipitated into an act of karma! Every single thought... positive or
negative precipitated into an act of karma! In absence of karma the whole cosmos simply could not exist.
It is through inscrutable laws of karma life moved ahead in cosmic life cycle! Lower forms of life could not
exercise karma way human beings could! For undoing bad karma of past... indulgence in good karma... positive karma
was sign of honest attempt by human beings of improving their karma!
Thinking good of all, indulging in positive karma... human beings finally manifested destiny!
Unless we invoked lofty thoughts... unless we thought better of community... unless we thought of others before
self... we could never indulge in good karma, positive karma... no matter what!
For a traveler of spiritual path negating karma in entirety was necessitated! Karma...
positive or negative had to be reduced to zero to reach stage of enlightenment (termed kaivalya in Hinduism)!
Negating karma in totality announced human beings finally establishing absolute control over five senses and
In the present material world establishing absolute control over five senses and mind seemed
extremely difficult but not impossible! One needs willpower exhibited by Swami Vivekananda to overcome negative
residual balance of karma from previous manifestations! If we had the will... we could always reach our ultimate
goal of life... whatever it is!
Absolute control over five senses and mind required subduing our ego forever! Travelling path of nishkama karma was
preached and advocated by travellers of spiritual path! Offering fruits of karma performed to God Almighty all the
time is what nishkama karma is all about! And why should we offer fruits of karma performed to God
As detailed in Bhagavad Gita, it was for the simple fact that we are not a human body
encasing a soul atman! We are in fact a cosmic consciousness that manifested human form (life) to work out its
karma... remove dross impurities within! The moment complete dross impurities within soul atman removed... one
reached stage of enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) forever!
Karma definition is best detailed in sacred Bhagavad Gita of Hinduism... foremost of all
sacred scriptures existing on mother earth! Physical action alone did not constitute karma. Our physical actions
hardly constituted 5% of total karma... 95% karma always practiced mentally! Invoking pure thoughts all the time
was an essential ingredient in controlling karma in entirety!
Total annihilation of karma was necessitated for travellers of spiritual path. For ordinary
mortals... who desired gaining absolute success in life... changing bad karma to good karma was necessitated!
Enacting good karma all the time human beings finally manifested destiny... took absolute charge of
Enacting good karma involved working for the welfare of mankind at large. Large enterprises that touched peak of
success in life always followed the fundamental principle of life... work for welfare of community and humanity at
large! Changing bad luck to good luck is not difficult... But exercising control over five senses and mind
Slowly establishing control over five senses human beings finally established absolute
control over mind! One finally reached stage of Nirvikalpa Samadhi... stage of absolute nothingness when not a
single thought entered our brain uninvoked! Reaching stage of Nirvikalpa samadhi announced culmination of spiritual
journey forever! One finally became an enlightened one!
Always there to clarify your queries (send your query),
Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993!
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