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Doctrine Of Karma: A Study in its Philosophy and Practice

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Item Code: IDE817
Author: Swami Abhedananda
Publisher: Ramakrishna Vedanta Math
Language: English
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 8188446734
Pages: 142 (Color Illus: 1)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 7.5" X 5.0"
Weight 180 gm
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The law of causation or that of karma includes the law that the like produces the like, or that every action must be followed by a reaction of similar nature. In the face of this universal law of karma, there is no room for the hypothesis of predestination and grace. This law of karma is inevitable. Every creature is bound to face this law. But there are many ways by which we can escape from the chain of this law and Karma Yoga is one of them. Doctrine of Karma discloses the secret of that escape.

This volume consists of the precious lectures on Doctrine of Karma and Philosophy of Work, delivered in America by Swami Abhedananda in course of his spiritual ministration in the West. These lectures of the Swami, expounding the philosophy of work in the lucid and vigorous style of his own, are most illuminating and will help us to get eternal happiness in life.

About the Author

Swami Abhedananda, an apostle of Sri Ramakrishna - Born October 2, 1866 - Spent his early life among the brotherhood in Baranagar monastery near Calcutta in Severe austerity - Travelled barefooted all over India from 1888-1895 - Went to London at the call of Swami Vivekananda in 1896 - Acquainted with many distinguished savants including Prof. Max Mueller and Prof. Deussen - Landed in New York and took charge of the Vedanta Society in 1897 - Became acquainted with Prof. William James, Rev. R.H. Newton, Prof. Josiah Royce of Harvard, Prof. Hyslop of Columbia, Prof. Lanmann, Prof. G.H. Howison, Prof. Fay, Mr. Edison, the inventor, Dr. Elmer Gates, Ralph Waldo Trine, W.D. Howells, Prof. Herschel C. Parker, Dr. Logan, Rev. Bishop Potter, Prof. Shaler, Dr. Jaynes, the chairman of the Cambridge Philosophical Conference and the Professors of Columbia, Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Barkeley and Clarke Universities - Travelled extensively all through the United States, Canada, Alaska and the Mexico - Made frequent trips to Europe, delivering lectures in different parts of the Continent - Crossed the Atlantic seventeen times - Was appreciated very much for his profundity of Scholarship, intellectual brilliance, oratorical talents, charming personality and nobility of character - Made a short visit to India in 1906 - Returned to America - came back to India finally in 1921 - On his way home joined the Educational Conference, Honolulu - Visited Japan, China, the Philippines, Singapore, Kualalumpur and Rangoon - Started on a long tour and went as far as Tibet in 1922 - Established centres at Calcutta and Darjeeling - Left his mortal frame on September 8, 1939.


1. Law of Causation 1-9
2. Law of Action and Reaction 10-16
3. Law of Compensation 17-24
4. Law of Retribution 25-35
5. Philosophy of Karma 36-63
6. Secret of Karma 64-88
7. Duty or Motive in Karma 89-111
Appendix A - Delusion 112-118
Appendix B - Heart and Mind 119-122


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