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karma [ karma ]

( in comp. for kárman ).

karma-kara [ karmakara ]

mf ( ī ) n. doing work, a workman, a hired labourer, servant of any kind ( who is not a slave, W. ), mechanic, artisan, MBh. BhP. Pañcat. etc.

( as ), m., N. of Yama, L.

( ī ), f. Sanseviera zeylonica, L.

Momordica monadelpha, L.

karma-karī-bhāva [ karmakarIbhAva ]

m. the state of being a female servant, Kathās.

karma-kartṛ [ karmakartR ]

m. ( in Gr. ), ' an object-agent ' or ' object-containing agent ', i.e. an agent which is at the same time the object of an action ( this is the idea expressed by the reflexive passive, as in odanaḥ pacyate, ' the mashed grain cooks of itself ' ), Pāṇ. iii, 1, 62 ( cf. Gr. 461, iii )

( ārau ), m. du. the work and the person accomplishing it.

karma-kāṇḍa [ karmakANDa ]

n. that part of the Śruti which relates to ceremonial acts and sacrificial rites, Pāṇ. iv, 2, 51, Kāś. Prab.

N. of a Jaina work.

karma-kāra [ karmakAra ]

mfn. = doing work ( but without receiving wages, according to native authorities ), Kāś. on Pāṇ. iii, 2, 22, Pañcat. etc.

( as ), m. a blacksmith ( forming a mixed caste, regarded as the progeny of the divine artist Viśva-karman and a Śūdrā woman ), BrahmavP.

a bull, L.

( ī ), f. = -karī above, L.

karma-kāraka [ karmakAraka ]

mfn. one who does any act or work.

karma-kārāpaya [ karmakArApaya ]

Nom. P. °yati, to cause any one to work as a servant, SaddhP.

karma-kārin [ karmakArin ]

mfn. ( ifc. ) doing or accomplishing any act or work or business, ( cf. tat-k°, śubha-k°. ).

karma-kārmuka [ karmakArmuka ]

m. a strong bow, W. ( ? ).

karma-kāla [ karmakAla ]

m. the proper time for action

-nirṇaya, m., N. of a work.

karma-kīlaka [ karmakIlaka ]

m. a washerman, L.

karma-kṛ't [ karmakRt ]

mfn. performing any work, skilful in work, AV. ii, 27, 6. VS. iii, 47. TBr. etc. ( cf. tīkṣṇa-k° )

one who has done any work, Pāṇ. iii, 2, 89.

( t ), m. a servant, workman, labourer, Rājat. Kām. etc.

karma-kṛta-vat [ karmakRtavat ]

m. the director of a religious rite, reciter of Mantras, W. ( ? ).

karma-kṛ'tya [ karmakRtya ]

n. activity, the state of active exertion, AV. iv, 24, 6.

karma-kaumudī [ karmakaumudI ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-kriyā-kāṇḍa [ karmakriyAkANDa ]

n., N. of a work by Soma-śambhu ( q.v. ).

karma-kṣama [ karmakSama ]

mfn. able to do an action, Ragh. i, 13.

karma-kṣaya [ karmakSaya ]

m. annihilation or termination of all work or activity, ŚvetUp.

karma-kṣetra [ karmakSetra ]

n. the place or region of ( religious ) acts, BhP. v, 17, 11 ( cf. -bhūmi below. )

karma-gati [ karmagati ]

f. the course of Fate, Kathās. lix, 159.

karma-gupta [ karmagupta ]

n. a kind of artificial sentence which has the object hidden, Śārṅg.

karma-grantha [ karmagrantha ]

m., N. of a Jaina work.

karma-granthi-prathama-vicāra [ karmagranthiprathamavicAra ]

m., N. of a Jaina work.

karma-ghāta [ karmaghAta ]

m. annihilation or termination of work or activity, L. ( cf. -kṣaya above. )

karma-caṇḍāla [ karmacaNDAla ]

m. ' a Caṇḍāla by work ' ( as opposed to a born Caṇḍāla ), a contemptible man, T.

N. of Rāhu, T.

karma-candra [ karmacandra ]

m., N. of several princes.

karma-cārin [ karmacArin ]

mfn. engaged in work.

karma-cít [ karmacit ]

mfn. collected or accomplished by work, ŚBr. x,

karma-ceṣṭā [ karmaceSTA ]

f. active exertion, activity, action, Mn. i, 66, MBh. Daś. etc.

karma-codanā [ karmacodanA ]

f. the motive impelling to ritual acts, W.

karma-ja [ karmaja ]

mfn. ' act-born ', resulting or produced from any act ( good or bad ), Mn. xii, 3 and 101, Daś. etc.

( as ), m. Ficus religiosa

the Kaliyuga ( q.v. )

a god, L.

karma-guṇa [ karmaguNa ]

m. a quality or condition resulting from human acts ( as separation, reunion etc. ), W.

karma-jit [ karmajit ]

mfn., N. of a king, BhP.

karma-jña [ karmajJa ]

mfn. skilled in any work

acquainted with religious rites, W.

karma-tattva-pradīpikā [ karmatattvapradIpikA ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-tā [ karmatA ]

f. the state or effect of action etc., Car. Sarvad. etc.


the state of being an object, Comm. on TPrāt.

karma-tva [ karmatva ]

n. the state or effect of action etc., Car. Sarvad. etc.


the state of being an object, Comm. on TPrāt.

karma-tyāga [ karmatyAga ]

m. abandonment of worldly duties or ceremonial rites, W.

karma-dīpa [ karmadIpa ]

m., N. of a work.

karma-duṣṭa [ karmaduSTa ]

mfn. corrupt in action, wicked in practice, immoral, disreputable.

karma-deva [ karmadeva ]

( kárma° ), m. a god through religious actions ( ye 'gnihotrâ`diśrautakarmaṇā devalokaṃ pr´â`pnuvanti te karmadevāḥ, Comm. on ŚBr. xiv, 7, 1, 35 ), ŚBr. TUp. etc.

karma-doṣa [ karmadoSa ]

m. a sinful work, sin, vice, Mn.

error, blunder, W.

the evil consequence of human acts, discreditable conduct or business, W.

karma-dhāraya [ karmadhAraya ]

m., N. of a class of Tatpurusha ( q.v. ) compounds ( in which the members would stand in the same case [ samānâdhikaraṇa ] if the compound were dissolved ), Pāṇ. i. 2, 42 ( see Gr. 735, iii ; 755 ff. ).

karma-dhvaṃsa [ karmadhvaMsa ]

m. loss of benefit arising from religious acts, W.

destruction of any work, disappointment, W.

karma-nāmán [ karmanAman ]

n. a name in accordance with or derived from actions, ŚBr. xiv, 4, 2, 17

a participle, APrāt. iv, 29.

karma-nāśā [ karmanAzA ]

f. ' destroying the merit of works '

N. of a river between Kāśī and Vihāra, Bhāshāp.

karma-nibandha [ karmanibandha ]

m. necessary consequence of works.

karma-nirṇaya [ karmanirNaya ]

m., N. of a work.

karma-nirhāra [ karmanirhAra ]

m. removal of bad deeds or their effects.

karma-niṣṭha [ karmaniSTha ]

( Ved. -niṣṭhā' ), mfn. diligent in religious actions, engaged in active duties, RV. x, 80, 1, Mn. iii, 134

( as ), m. a Brāhman who performs sacrifices, etc. W.

karma-nyāsa [ karmanyAsa ]

m. the giving up of active duties, Āp.

karma-patha [ karmapatha ]

m. the way or direction or character of an action, MBh. Kāraṇḍ.

karma-paddhati [ karmapaddhati ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-pāka [ karmapAka ]

m. ' ripening of acts ', matured result of previous acts or actions done in a former birth, BhP. Pañcat.; ( cf. -vipāka below. )

karma-pāra-dā [ karmapAradA ]

f., N. of a goddess, BrahmaP.

karma-prakāśa [ karmaprakAza ]

m., N. of a work.

karma-prakāśikā [ karmaprakAzikA ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-prakāśinī [ karmaprakAzinI ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-pradīpa [ karmapradIpa ]

m., N. of a work.

karma-pradīpikā [ karmapradIpikA ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-pravacanīya [ karmapravacanIya ]

mfn. ' employed to denote an action '

( as ), m. ( scil. śabda in Gr. ) a term for certain prepositions or particles not connected with a verb but generally governing a noun ( either separated from it or forming a compound with it; a Karma-pravacanīya never loses its accent, and exercises no euphonic influence on the initial letter of a following verb; see also upa-sarga, gati, and nipāta ) Pāṇ. 1-4, 83-98 ; ii, 3, 8, etc.

karma-pravāda [ karmapravAda ]

m., N. of a Jaina work.

karma-phala [ karmaphala ]

n. the fruit or recompense of actions ( as pain, pleasure etc., resulting from previous acts or acts in a former life ), Āp.

the fruit of Averrhoa Carambola, L.

°lôdaya m. the appearance of consequences of actions, Mn. xi , 231.

karma-bandha [ karmabandha ]

m. the bonds of action ( i.e. transmigration or repeated existence as a result of actions ), Bhag. ii, 39

karma-bandhana [ karmabandhana ]

n. id. [ the bonds of action ( i.e. transmigration or repeated existence as a result of actions ) ]

( mfn. ) bound by bonds of actions ( as worldly existence ), Bhag.

karma-bāhulya [ karmabAhulya ]

n. much or hard work.

karma-bīja [ karmabIja ]

n. the seed of works.

karma-buddhi [ karmabuddhi ]

f. the mental organ of action, Manas ( q.v. ), MBh. xi.

karma-bhū [ karmabhU ]

f. tilled or cultivated ground, L.

karma-bhūmi [ karmabhUmi ]

f. the land or region of religious actions ( i.e. where such actions are performed, said of Bhārata-varsha ), R. VP. etc., ( cf. -kṣetra above ; also phala-bhūmi )

the place or region of activity or work, Kāraṇḍ.

karma-bhūya [ karmabhUya ]

n. the becoming an action, ( °ṃ-√ bhū, to assume the peculiar characteristic of any action, Comm. on Bādar. iv, 1, 6. ).

karma-bheda-vicāra [ karmabhedavicAra ]

m., N. of a work.

karma-máya [ karmamaya ]

mf ( ī ) n. consisting of or resulting from works, ŚBr. x, MBh. etc.

karma-mārga [ karmamArga ]

m. the course of acts, activity, VP. vi, 6, 9

the way of work ( a term used by thieves for a breach in walls etc. ), Mṛcch.

karma-māsa [ karmamAsa ]

m. the calendar month of thirty days.

karma-mīmāṃsā [ karmamImAMsA ]

f. = pūrva-mīmāṃsā, q.v.

karma-mūla [ karmamUla ]

n. Kuśa grass ( as essential part in many religious acts ), L.

karma-yuga [ karmayuga ]

n. the Kali-yuga ( q.v. ), L.

karma-yoga [ karmayoga ]

m. performance of a work or business ( esp. of religious duties ), Bhag. Mn. etc.

active exertion, industry

agriculture and commerce [ Kull. ], Mn. x, 115

practical application, Sarvad

connection with a sacrifice, KātyŚr. Lāṭy. Āp.

karma-yoni [ karmayoni ]

f. source of an action, Tattvas.

karma-raṅga [ karmaraGga ]

m. Averrhoa Carambola, R. ( cf. -phala above. )

karma-ratnâvalī [ karmaratnAvalI ]

f., N. of a work.

karma-rgha [ karmargha ]

( karma + ṛgha fr. ṛghā ), m., N. of a teacher.

karma-locana [ karmalocana ]

n., N. of a work.

karma-vacana [ karmavacana ]

n. ( with Buddh. ) the ritual.

karma-vajra [ karmavajra ]

mfn. ' whose power ( thunderbolt ) is work ' ( said of Śūdras ), MBh. i, 6487.

karma-vat [ karmavat ]

mfn. busy with or employed in any work, MBh.

karma-vaśa [ karmavaza ]

m. the necessary influence of acts, fate ( considered as the inevitable consequence of actions done in a former life )

( mfn. ) being in the power of or subject to former actions, MBh. xiii.

karma-vaśi-tā [ karmavazitA ]

mfn. the condition of having power over one's works ( as a quality of a Bodhi-sattva ), Buddh.

karma-vāṭī [ karmavATI ]

f. ' demarcation or regulation of religious actions '

a lunar day.

karma-vighna [ karmavighna ]

m. an impediment to work, obstruction.

karma-vidhi [ karmavidhi ]

m. rule of actions or observances, mode of conducting ceremonies, Mn.

karma-viparyaya [ karmaviparyaya ]

m. perversity of action, perverse action, mistake, Hit.

karma-vipāka [ karmavipAka ]

m. ' the ripening of actions ', i.e. the good or evil consequences in this life of human acts performed in previous births ( eighty-six consequences are spoken of in the Śātātapa-smṛti ), MBh. Yājñ. etc.

N. of several works

-saṃgraha m., N. of a work.

-sāra m., N. of a work.

karma-virodhin [ karmavirodhin ]

mfn. disturbing or preventing any one's works, Sāy.

karma-viśeṣa [ karmavizeSa ]

m. variety of acts or actions, W.

karma-vyatihāra [ karmavyatihAra ]

m. reciprocity of an action, Pāṇ.

karma-śataka [ karmazataka ]

n., N. of a Buddhist work.

karma-śalya [ karmazalya ]

n. an impediment of action, Nāṭyaś.

karma-śālā [ karmazAlA ]

f. workshop, the hall or room where daily work is done, sitting-room, MBh. R.

karma-śālī [ karmazAlI ]

f., N. of a river in Caturgrāma.

karma-śīla [ karmazIla ]

mfn. assiduous in work L.

one who perseveres in his duties without looking to their reward, W.

( as ), m., N. of a man, Buddh.

karma-śūra [ karmazUra ]

m. a skilful or clever workman, L.

( mfn. ) assiduous, laborious, L.

karma-śauca [ karmazauca ]

n. humility, L.

karma-śreṣṭha [ karmazreSTha ]

m., N. of a son of Pulaha by Gati, BhP. VP.

karma-saṃvatsara [ karmasaMvatsara ]

m. the calendar year of 360 days.

karma-saṃgraha [ karmasaMgraha ]

m. assemblage of acts ( comprising the act, its performance, and the performer ), W.

karma-saciva [ karmasaciva ]

m. an officer, assistant, L.

karma-saṃnyāsika [ karmasaMnyAsika ]

mfn. one who has given up works, an ascetic, L.

karma-samāpta [ karmasamApta ]

mfn. one who has performed all religious actions, Āp.

karma-saṃbhava [ karmasaMbhava ]

mfn. produced by or resulting from acts.

karma-sākṣin [ karmasAkSin ]

m. ' the witness of all acts ', the sun, L.

karma-sādhaka [ karmasAdhaka ]

mfn. accomplishing a work.

karma-sādhana [ karmasAdhana ]

n. implement, means

articles essential to the performance of any religious act.

karma-sārathi [ karmasArathi ]

m. a companion, assistant, BhP.

karma-siddhi [ karmasiddhi ]

f. accomplishment of an act, success, Mālav. Kum.

karma-sena [ karmasena ]

m., N. of a king, Kathās.

karma-senīya [ karmasenIya ]

mfn. belonging to that king, ib.

karma-stava [ karmastava ]

m., N. of a work.

karma-stha [ karmastha ]

mfn. contained or being in the object.

karma-sthāna [ karmasthAna ]

n. public office or place of business, Rājat

a stage or period in the life of an Ājīvika ( q.v. ), T.

karma-hasta [ karmahasta ]

mfn. clever in business, L.

karma-hīna [ karmahIna ]

ās m. pl., N. of a Vaishṇava sect.

karma-hetu [ karmahetu ]

mfn. caused by acts, arising from acts.

karmâkṣama [ karmAkSama ]

mfn. incapable of business.

karmâṅga [ karmAGga ]

n. part of any act, part of a sacrificial rite.

karmâ`jīva [ karmAjIva ]

m. livelihood earned by work, trade, profession, VarBṛS.

karmâ`tman [ karmAtman ]

mfn. one whose character is action, endowed with principles of action, active, acting, Mn. i, 22 & 53, Tattvas. etc.

karmâ`ditya [ karmAditya ]

m., N. of a king.

karmâdhikāra [ karmAdhikAra ]

m. the right of action, MW.

karmâdhyakṣa [ karmAdhyakSa ]

m. overseer or superintendent of actions, ŚvetUp. vi , 11.

karmânubandha [ karmAnubandha ]

m. connection with or dependence upon acts, W.

karmânubandhin [ karmAnubandhin ]

mfn. connected with or involved in works, ib.

karmânurūpa [ karmAnurUpa ]

mfn. according to action, according to function or duty, W.

-tas ind. conformably to act or function, ib.

karmânuṣṭhāna [ karmAnuSThAna ]

n. the act of practising one's duties, discharging peculiar functions, W.

karmânuṣṭhāyin [ karmAnuSThAyin ]

mfn. practising duties, performing rites etc., W.

karmânusāra [ karmAnusAra ]

m. consequence of or conformity to acts, W.

-tas ind. according to one's deeds, W.

karmânta [ karmAnta ]

m. end or accomplishment of a work, Mṛcch. Subh

end or conclusion of a sacred action, SāmavBr. Karmapr.

work, business, action, management, administration ( of an office ), MBh. Mn. Yājñ. etc.

tilled or cultivated ground, L.

karmântara [ karmAntara ]

n. interval between religious actions, suspense of such an action, MBh. R.

another work or action, BhP. x, 9, 1, Nyāyam. etc.

karmântika [ karmAntika ]

mfn. completing an act, W.

( as ), m. a labourer, artisan, R.

-loka m. labourers, Kād.

karmâbhidhāyaka [ karmAbhidhAyaka ]

mfn. enjoining or prescribing duties or acts, W.

karmâbhidhāyin [ karmAbhidhAyin ]

mfn. id. [ enjoining or prescribing duties or acts ] ib.

karmârambha [ karmArambha ]

m. commencement of any act, W.

karmârha [ karmArha ]

mfn. fit for work, able to perform a sacrificial rite, Jyot.

( as ), m. a man, L.

karmâśaya [ karmAzaya ]

m. receptacle or accumulation of ( good and evil ) acts, Sarvad. Comm. on Bādar.

on Nyāyad. etc.

karmâśrita-bhakta [ karmAzritabhakta ]

ās, m. pl., N. of a Vaishṇava sect.

karmêndriya [ karmendriya ]

n. an organ of action ( five in number like the five organs of sense, viz. hand, foot, larynx, organ of generation, and excretion ), MBh. Mn. ii, 91, Vedāntas. 91, etc.

karmôdāra [ karmodAra ]

n. any honourable or valiant act, magnanimity, prowess, W.

karmôdyukta [ karmodyukta ]

mfn. actively labouring, busily engaged, W.

karmôdyoga [ karmodyoga ]

m. activity in work, W.

karmôpakaraṇa [ karmopakaraNa ]

mfn. one who gives aid by work.