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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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