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  Dharma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The four main ones are Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma), Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism all retain the centrality of Dharma.
Dharma may be used to refer to rules of the operation of the mind or universe in a metaphysical system, or to rules of comportment in an ethical system.
Dharma is also used to refer to the teachings of the Buddha, not in the context of the words of one man, even an enlightened man, but as a reflection of natural law which was re-discovered by this man and shared with the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dharma   (4153 words)

  
 Hinduism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The great debate between followers among the major Hindu philosophical school, Vedanta, from followers of Shankaracharya's Advaita philosophy on One hand and the strict theistic schools such as Ramanuja and Madhva on the other, focused on the true nature of Brahman, on whether Brahman was essentially attributeless or with attributes, i.e., a personal Supreme Being.
Another major aspect of Hindu dharma that is common to practically all Hindus is that of purushartha, the "four goals of life".
The post- Vedic Hindu scriptures form the latter category, the most notable of which are the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, major epics considered Scripture by most followers of Sanatana Dharma, their stories arguably familiar to the vast majority of Hindus living in the Indian subcontinent, if not abroad.
hinduism.iqnaut.net   (6288 words)

  
 Report on the Dharma Summit 2005
The overwhelmingly successful Dharma Summit that recently took place at Rutgerā€™s University was arguably the largest and most important Hindu conference ever organized on American shores.
In this gathering of almost 450 Hindu leaders, gurus, and intellectuals, a new course was outlined for the future development and growth of the Hindu community in North America, India, and throughout the globe.
Overall, the mood of the Dharma Summit was exuberant and enthusiastic.
www.dharmacentral.com /dharmasummit.htm   (514 words)

  
 Hinduism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
"The Eternal Way" (in Sanskrit सनातन धर्म;, Sanātana Dharma), or the "Perennial Philosophy/Harmony/Faith", is the one name that has represented Hinduism for many thousands of years.
According to this understanding, discrimination by caste is a perversion of dharma's true meaning.
But over a period of time the caste system has become rigid and discriminatory.
hinduism.ask.dyndns.dk   (6326 words)

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