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adharma

(əˈdɑːmə)
n
unrighteousness or wickedness
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He then remarks that, although the term dharma is commonly used to signify some imperceptible quality that results from one's performing a particular act, it is also used in Mimamsa to refer to an action that produces such a quality (and adharma is used with reference to an act that produces the contrary); accordingly, in Mimamsa, such acts are the primary objects of investigation (2: tathapi.
In the epic text Mahabharata, playful divinity Krishna is an example of such an orthopraxy who weaves Dharma (law) against Adharma (anti-law) during a war between the bad Kauravas and the good Pandavas, depicted in the epic, to bring about the victory of the Pandavas, the adherents to Dharma, but also its violators.
The concept of adharma in the Hindu tradition is very much similar to the concept of 'sin' in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
El tema central del Mahabharata es la lucha entre el dharma o justicia y el adharma o injusticia.
Indeed, by portraying the abuse and mistreatment of children, the filmmakers provide us with a powerful portrayal of adharma, the chaos and evil that is the antithesis of dharma, as well as the necessity to defeat and remove those who perpetrate acts of adharma.
To overcome crisis and setbacks, the person goes to the spiritual workshop for repairs and as righteousness (dharma) > adharma, there is a tendency for dharma line to move upwards from [D.
Dharma (righteous conduct) and adharma (unrighteousness) are spelled out in the Dharmashastras, and as noted above, right and wrong conduct are guided by one's station in life and by the social class one belongs to.
So the prevalent strains of adharma in Hamm and Clov's lives do not allow a wholesome perspective on existence, disrupting in the process the integrality that lies enshrined in the ways dharma is conceived.
Other Sanskrit traditions identify Mrtyu as a son of Nirrti by Adharma (Bunce 2000:9) or of Kali and Brahma; also in this case, Mrtyu appearance between Nairrti, the Lokapala of the Southwest--if the Lokapala does not represent Surya--and Brahma, the Digbandha of the South, is appropriate.
Concluding on an optimistic note, the ballet drew to an end with Samay reassuring Bharti of the good times to return, with humanity winning over the evil- the victory of Dharma over Adharma, as the characters portrayed it.
Meanwhile Just Dharma, however, is adharma (7) to this.
Nilakanth articulated this perspective on Christianity in the idiom of antiquity, drawing on stories about fraudulent avatars who propagate fraudulent religions--Jainism and Buddhism are generally implied--by propounding fraudulent scriptures to deceive the witless and hapless and thereby establish adharma (moral disorder, religious anarchy).