Adharma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Adharma[1] is the Sanskrit antonym of Dharma. It means 'that which is not in accord with the law' - referring to both the human written law and the divinely given law of nature. Connotations include unnaturalness, wrongness, evil, immorality, wickedness, or vice.

Adharma also refers to a state of the universe in imbalance or in an unwell and unnatural state.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on the Bhagavad-Gita, a New Translation and Commentary, Chapter 1-6. Penguin Books, 1969, p 64-66 (v 40-41), p 262-263 (v 7)