Category: Dharma

What is Dharma?

Dharma listens (help·info) (Sanskrit: धर्म dhárma, Pali: धम्म dhamma; lit. that which upholds, supports or maintains the regulatory order of the universe[1]) means Law or Natural Law and is a concept of central importance in Indian philosophy and religion. As well as referring to Law in the universal or abstract sense dharma designates those behaviors considered necessary for the maintenance of the natural order of things.[2] Therefore dharma may encompass ideas such as duty[3], vocation, religion, and everything that is considered correct, proper, or decent behavior.

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