Sometimes, infants are born prematurely and die shortly thereafter. Is it possible to explain such tragedies using the karma theory?
Has it got to do with the karma of the parents or the infant child or both?
According to the karma theory, there is no such thing as tragedy or miracle in the first place. Each one reaps what he sows. He has no choice but to reap. It is felt that a particular event is favourable or otherwise, only because we do not have the memory our actions in many earlier births that led to the event. If we do, we would not be in a position to react. From the individual point of view, feelings may be attached to an event. But from the viewpoint of eternal justice, events unfold as preordained.
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