Questinnaire:‘If we are all cleansed of all Karma, does this mean that when we do something that causes Karma, do the consequences come much sooner if not instantly? In a normal situation, what makes instant Karma happen? Why does certain Karma carry over for a long period of time?’
Swamiji: ‘If we are all cleansed of all Karma, does this mean that when we do something that causes Karma….?’
Listen! Once you do completion, your action does not produce any more Karma.
Karma is nothing but the actions out of incompletion leads to more incompletion.
For example, if you eat ice-cream out of incompletion, that becomes a deeper pattern. But after you do completion, the same ice-cream will not become a big pattern in you.
It may just be in the level of habit, that is all; not pattern. Casual habit; not pattern. Understand, the more completion space you carry, less impact you create as Karma. For example, out of incompletions, deep greed, when you take ice-cream, the pattern you create is like a carving on the stone, which will stay forever. Out of completion, you complete with that pattern, why you start this ice-cream pattern, may be just to tell your friends you are rich, richer than others. So, you buy the big ice-cream, before you eat you show it to everybody, by that time it melts away! You would have done something like that. From there only the pattern would have started. After you complete, even if you eat the same ice-cream, the pattern you create will be like a writing on the water; it won’t even stay for a few seconds. And, one more thing you need to know, when you are in completion, if you do any Karma, the consequences will be coming won’t be much; there won’t be any consequences. There will not be any consequences. But the space you carry will have consequences. That will happen immediately. Immediately it will happen. Instantly it will happen. So, this instant Karma is nothing but the space you carry after the completion. After the completion, the space you carry. It is based on the space you carry.
‘Why does certain Karma carry over for a long period of time?’
It is just because of incompletions you carry. The more incompletions you carry, Karmas reside in you, and you carry it over for a long period. Listen, carrying it over for a long period does not mean the effect comes very late. No! Effect is continuously coming! Continuously suffering!
So, the instant Karma, effect of Karma, everything is based on the space you carry. The space you carry.