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        a dharma / a dhárma / a natural law / teachings

Traditional:
Grammar: Noun
Notes: Sanskrt: dhárma, Pāli: dhamma. This word is used in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism with a number of related meanings. In Hinduism, dhárma literally means 'that which is held together.' (BL 'dharma'; Mittal and Thursby 2006, p19); FGS translation standard: Dharma
Topic: Buddhism

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