Dharma is a Sanskrit term having different denotations and connotations. Dharma means conscientious living and righteousness. It also means one's duty and responsibility.

Dharma is the first part of purushartha which constitutes four major goals in life viz. dharma (righteousness), artha (material wealth), kama (desire) and moksha (salvation).

Updated on 18th November, 2005


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