dharmsala

noun
dharm·​sa·​la | \ (ˌ)dərmˈsä(ˌ)lä \
variants: or dharmshala \ -​ˈshä-​ \
plural -s

Definition of dharmsala

India
: a building devoted to a religious or charitable purpose especially : a shelter for travelers

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History and Etymology for dharmsala

Hindi dharmsālā, from Sanskrit dharmaśālā, from dharma + śālā hall, house

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“Dharmsala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dharmsala. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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