"sanatana dharma", the original name of the Hindu religion

Dharma is the law that maintains the cosmic order as well as the individual and social order. Dharma is of four kinds: rita (universal dharma), ashram dharma (human dharma), varana dharma (social dharma) and svadharma (individual dharma). All four dharmas together are called sanatana dharma, the original name of the Hindu religion.

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