noun Hinduism, Buddhism.
Origin of dharma
British Dictionary definitions for dharmic
- the essential principle of the cosmos; natural law
- conduct that conforms with this
Word Origin for dharma
Word Origin and History for dharmic
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.)).