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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adharma
Literary usage of Adharma
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Theosophist by Theosophical Society (Madras, India) (1899)
"Whatever retards its progress is therefore adharma. The cycle of the Universe consists of two parts, evolution and involution. The first is the progress ..."
2. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Master Subramuniya (2003)
"Vartia adharma is violating the ideals of social duty, from disobeying the laws of one's nation to squandering family wealth. ..."
3. A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy by John Garrett (1871)
"adharma—A sou of Brahma—the husband of Falsehood ... From them descended Covetousness, Wrath, Slander, Fear, &c, adharma—1. ..."
4. Legends of the Patriarchs and Prophets and Other Old Testament Characters by Sabine Baring-Gould (1884)
"J Vishnu, according to an Indian fable, gave birth to Dharma by his right side, and to adharma by his left side, and through adharma death entered the world ..."