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Dharma
(skt.: dharma; tib.: cho) The word Dharma has different meanings: 
1. usually it refers to spiritual teachings, usually those of Shakyamuni Buddha
2. it can refer to realizations (Nirvana for example) obtained by implementing spiritual teachings;
3. literally dharma means to hold. So any object in the world which holds definable characteristics (simply said: most objects) is dharma; 
4. it can also refer to any truth, such as the sky is blue.

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"This world we see is a painting born from the brush of discursive thought, and within it or upon it nothing truly existent can be found. All things in samsara and nirvana are but mental labels and projections. Knowing this one knows reality; seeing this one sees most true."
- 2nd Dalai Lama

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