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date: 31 July 2021

dharma 

Source:
A Dictionary of Hinduism
Author(s):

W. J. Johnson

A polysemic term, the more precise meanings of which depend upon the context in which it is used. Less precise meanings range from ‘truth’ and ‘order’ (both cosmic and social), to ‘law’ (both universal and particular), ‘teaching’, ‘duty’, ‘virtuous behaviour’, and ‘religion’. The term first appears in the ... ...

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