The belief in God’s Judgment Day is not universal. India is known as the Land of Karma.
The Judaeo-Christian and Islamic ideas are shaped by a belief in a ‘Day of Judgement’ when man comes before God’s Great Judgement Seat and gives an account of his actions. In the Land of India, it is the Law of Karma which operates the consequences for one’s own actions. Indian Tradition encourages me to redeem myself for a sin or a debt and it guides me not to desire forgiveness.
The West meets the East – Colonel Henry Steel Olcott who had established the International Headquarters of The Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras( Chennai ), India was known as the ‘White American Brahmin’.