Origin of dharma
Examples from the Web for dharma
Levine wrote about his life in his 2004 memoir, Dharma Punx, the book that started a worldwide movement sharing the same name.
There are Dharma Punx chapters all over the US, as well as abroad.
Among them are Art Kibbutz NYC and Dharma Drink, the Buddhist art Meetup group.Pawel Althamer Creates Art That’s by the People, for the People at the New Museum
February 17, 2014
She insisted they go through the long campaign together to test the impact of her dharma on their relationship.New Feminists: Young, Multicultural, Strategic, and Looking Out for Each Other
February 26, 2013
The named plaintiffs in the Texas class-action case are Sgt. Richard Corder, an Army infantry squad leader, and his wife, Dharma.Two Companies Accused of Fleecing U.S. Troops
March 6, 2012
Dharma should be learnt from the Shruti (Holy Writ), and from those conversant with it.
Holy Writ, which ordains the practice of Dharma, does not admit of a doubt.
As he has to bring up his children, he must know something of Dharma Sastra.A Guide to Health
He gave thee in marriage to me, and the others to Dharma and the rest of the gods.The Kath Sarit Sgara
He who spoke of Dharma (the customs of the law) not knowing Dharma!King--of the Khyber Rifles
- Hinduism social custom regarded as a religious and moral duty
- the essential principle of the cosmos; natural law
- conduct that conforms with this
- Buddhism ideal truth as set forth in the teaching of Buddha
Word Origin and History for dharma
1796, in secular sense, "caste custom, right behavior;" in Buddhism and Hinduism, "moral law," from Sanskrit, "law, right, justice," related to dharayati "holds," and cognate with Latin firmus, all from PIE root *dher- (2) "to hold firmly, support" (see firm (adj.)).