noun dhar·ma \ˈdər-mə, ˈdär-\

Definition of DHARMA

Hinduism :  an individual's duty fulfilled by observance of custom or law
Hinduism & Buddhism
a :  the basic principles of cosmic or individual existence :  divine law
b :  conformity to one's duty and nature
dhar·mic \-mik\ adjective

Origin of DHARMA

Sanskrit; akin to Latin firmus firm
First Known Use: 1796

Rhymes with DHARMA


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