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The Guidance

I. Constellation of Karmic Rights

1. As a Jiva themself sows, so they themself reap; no Jiva inherits the good or evil act of another Jiva. The fruit is of the same quality as the action.
2. The right to free speech, expression, petition and assembly shall not be constrained arbitrarily by any action of the governance of Karma.
3. No Jiva may be denied the due process of the law, nor made to suffer unreasonable punishment for their crimes.
4. All Jiva have the right to traverse an Awakening Quest and endeavor toward Enlightenment.
5. Jiva have the right to privacy, the government shall not infringe upon the rights and liberties of the Jiva of Karma in this respect without the due process of law.
6. The rights of the Jiva of Karma herein enumerated shall not preclude the existence of other rights not specified.
7. No legislation, regulation or action of governance shall impede any of the provisions Constellation of Karmic Rights herein entailed.
8. Happiness comes due to good actions, suffering results from evil actions, by actions, all things are obtained, by inaction, nothing whatsoever is enjoyed.

II. The Executive

1. A Meritocratic Oligarchy shall be established in Karma and all her dominions and territories.
2. The Head of State of Karma is the Council of Sages. All governance and authority of law are empowered by the Council of Sages.
3. The Council of Sages retains the exclusive right to appoint and dismiss members of the Council of Sages by simple majority vote.
4. Any member of the Council of Sages may be removed automatically should their nation CTE for more than 5 days with no prior warning or should they voluntarily resign.
5. The Council of Sages must maintain at least three members, but may hold up to nine. All Sages will choose for themselves a Sage title from one of the following, for which only one Sage can exist: Rin, Pyo, Toh, Sha, Kai, Jin, Retsu, Zai, Zen.
6. The Council of Sages shall be the legislative body of Karma with broad authority.
    a) The council of Sages may poll the Sangha or defer legislative decisions to them by majority consensus

7. The Council of Sages, by a two-thirds consensus, shall have the ability to make amendments to the Guidance.
8. The Council of Sages shall have the right to extend clemency in criminal cases.
9. The Council of Sages retains the right to grant or reject any applications for Enlightenment, government departments, diplomatic rights, or any other applications which may exist on behalf of the Karmic government not here listed, or to appoint a representative to do the same.

III. The Enlightened

1. The Enlightened are Jiva who have received the blessing of the Sages, been guided on an Awakening Quest, and completed a task known as a Bodhi to prove themselves amongst their peers.
2. All Jiva have the right to petition the Sages to begin their Awakening Quest and achieve Enlightenment.
3. The Enlightened are a true expression of Meritocracy in Karma. They retain all rights and privileges of a Jiva, but are further entrusted with the right to govern.
4. All enlightened are members of the Sangha. The Sangha shall be an advisory body to the Council of Sages that represent the will of the Enlightened.
    a)The Sangha has the right to draft, discuss, and propose petitions to the Council of Sages that may suggest legislative or executive action from the Sages.
    b) The Council of Sages will be required to address, but not necessarily take action upon, petitions from the Sangha.
    c) All votes undertaken by the Sangha shall be decided by a simple majority, 50% + 1, vote
    d) Any member of the Sangha may propose a petition, but will be responsible for presiding over their proposal abiding by rules further established by law.
    e) The Sangha shall have the right to establish and decide its own procedural rules within the bounds of this document. This shall be done by the Sangha alone, with no intervention from the Sages required.

5. All Enlightened are eligible to hold executive offices as Gurus appointed by the Council of Sages to lead governmental departments.

    a) All Jiva may join government departments, but only the Enlightened may serve as Gurus.
    b) The Council of Sages may if they wish appoint a Prime Guru who will have the Sages' blessing to appoint Gurus and delegate tasks to the Gurus as appropriate.
    c) Any Guru may be removed from office by the Council of Sages or by the Prime Guru if one exists.
    d) Any decision made by the Prime Guru or any departmental Guru can be superseded by the Council of Sages.

6. Enlightenment will be considered void if an individual loses Jiva status or if the Council of Sages declare a Jiva unfit for the position.

IV. Karmic Provisions

1. The Guidance shall be the Supreme Legal Document of Karma. No law, constitutional or otherwise, policy or action may contradict The Guidance.
2. All positions are gender-neutral even if referred by as a specific personal pronoun in this document.
3. To be granted the rights of a Jiva, one must have a nation within Karma. An individual may have many nations within Karma, but may only hold Jiva status through one of them.
4. Any individual with a nation in Karma upon the passage of The Guidance who had passed a Bodhi under the Prime Karmic Law will automatically be granted Enlightenment under The Guidance.
5. Diplomatic rights may be granted to the representatives of foreign regions or organizations by the Council of Sages.
6. The Guidance is considered a legal successor to the Prime Karmic Law. All treaties and territories obtained under the Prime Karmic Law will he honored by The Guidance.