Karma Exists And Can Be Painful! 25 Illuminating But Hilariously Funny Examples!


Karma is a principle, which basically entails that your actions have an influence onto the future. Consequently, good actions will bring good Karma and bad actions will bring bad Karma [1]. It is in accordance with Newton’s Third Law, which states that “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” [2].

In this picture series we will elaborate more on bad karma and how a bad action can cause an instant backlash. Take a look and be sure to avoid bad karma yourself in future (or you might end up in a picture series about bad karma yourself). Furthermore, in this instance one could even speak of “Instant Karma” since what goes around comes around.


However, the examples shown below are presented in order to entertain. One cannot evaluate fully of how bad the karma actually was. Nevertheless, Karma is a Pali term for action and some of the actions presented below can surely be considered actionable [3].

Moreover, “The theory of Karma is a fundamental doctrine in Buddhism. This belief was prevalent in India before the advent of the Buddha. Nevertheless, it was the Buddha who explained and formulated this doctrine in the complete form in which we have it today.

What do you think about Karma? Do you believe in it? Which of the examples is your favorite? Were you also a victim of Karma?  Leave a comment below!

1. This prankster who was hoisted on her own petard.

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2. This parking enforcement officer who got a taste of his own medicine.

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3. This guy who didn’t think anyone would notice if he just shot up the shoulder.

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4. This pushy pedestrian.

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5. This trooper who fought the law. (The law won.)

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6. This foiled phone thief.

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7. And Scott Kelly. He knows what he did.

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8. This victim of admittedly unexpected physics.

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9. This dunker who wound up drenched.

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10. This science project saboteur’s sister.

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11. This cat whose owner finally turned the tables on him.

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12. This future poet laureate.

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13. This premature celebrator.

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14. his belligerent vandal.

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15. This woman whose friends probably saw this one coming.

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16. This guy who thought he had finally found an opponent he could take.

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17. his guy who immediately regretted annoying his bunk mate.

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18. This guy who thought he was the first to discover an awesome shortcut.

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19. This drunk who tried to get a free ride.

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20. The guy who thought it was OK to leave his dog in the car on a hot day.

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21. This guy who’s just running in for a second! I swear!

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22. The company who sent the priciest junk mail of all time.

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23. This master criminal.

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24. This burglar who underestimated his target.

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25. This little swimmer and his reluctant cat friend.

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