- Hinduism (also known as sanatana dharma): Dharma is law that tells individuals how to behave and is one of the 4 ends of life. Dharma varies with caste.
- Buddhism: Dharma is a truth for everyone and one of the 3 jewels (Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha 'community').
- Jainism: Dharma is a moral virtue and an eternal substance.
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