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12854Re: [fukuoka_farming] Moreover ध र्म

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  • Jason Stewart
    Nov 4, 2011

      Thanks Boovarahan,

      �for your interest enough to respond, and interesting response.

      'biggest best true nature' to every person.

      Mr. Jason Stewart

      On 05/11/2011, at 12:12 PM, Boovarahan Srinivasan wrote:

      > Jason !
      > This is offtopic to Nf but still intersting.
      > Dharma is a Sanskrit word and Sanskrit is a lanuage used from time
      > immemorial.
      > It is said to be the language of the Gods ( Deva Bhasha ).
      > The word Dharma has so many menaings according to the context in which it
      > is used but a broader meaning is "way of living" or " "righteous way of
      > living " or "its nature" .
      > A small example:
      > A tiger chases a deer and the deer seeks asylum with a hermit.
      > Now think of what happens if the hermit stops the tiger from killing the
      > deer .
      > One way he is saving the deer's life but at the same time he interrupts the
      > way of the tiger in getting its food by killing the deer and make it
      > starve. If he allows the tiger to have its prey , then he gets the sin of
      > not protecting the weak .
      > Killing the deer by tiger is its dharma, but the question of saving or not
      > saving the deer is debatable to the hermit. But his dharma should be to
      > protect the weak who had sought asylum and thus the sin of making the tiger
      > starve wouldn't be on him.
      > You can have a broad view of the meaning od dharma in this example. There
      > can not be a right translation of Sankrit words to English or any other
      > language. One has to learn it and feel and understand the meaning .
      > Boovarahan S
      > Chennai.
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