Dharma or Dhamma? which is which

Where members are free to take ideas from the Theravāda Canon out of the Theravāda framework. Here you can question rebirth, kamma (and other contentious issues) as well as examine Theravāda's connection to other paths
User avatar
Wesley1982
Posts: 49
Joined: Mon May 28, 2012 8:22 pm

Dharma or Dhamma? which is which

Postby Wesley1982 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:28 pm

Dharma or Dhamma? which is which (the difference?) . . .

User avatar
mikenz66
Posts: 13116
Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:37 am
Location: New Zealand

Re: Dharma or Dhamma? which is which

Postby mikenz66 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:33 pm

The spelling.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharma_%28Buddhism%29
Dhamma (Pali: धम्म) or Dharma (Sanskrit: धर्म) in Buddhism...

Since Theravada is based on Pali texts, most here use the spelling "Dhamma". However, in common English, the spelling "Dharma" is more standard.

:anjali:
Mike

User avatar
PadmaPhala
Posts: 169
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:22 am

Re: Dharma or Dhamma? which is which

Postby PadmaPhala » Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:32 pm

it is the same concept, but a different word/spelling


Return to “Fringe Theravāda Discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: paul, Sylvester, The Thinker and 34 guests

Google Saffron, Theravada Search Engine