What is karma?

Karma is the universal principle of cause and effect. Karma simply means “action”. Karma is basically energy that we exude through thoughts, words. As per Vedas, Hinduism’s revealed scripture, we reap what we sow – be it goodness or evil. Hindus believe that we create our own destiny through thought and action. So the process of action and reaction on all levels – physical, mental and spiritual – is karma.