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Dharma

  • By: Sheleyah A. Courtney
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Dharma is a central Hindu socioreligious precept that may be defined as order, the moral order, or duty, as well as both religious and customary law. It is ontologically conjoined and mutually informed by other Hindu cosmological principles such as karma ...

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