Sep 28, 1996 06:57 PM
At 08:21 PM 9/28/96 -0400, Alan wrote:
>In message <199609280911.JAA15893@rvik.ismennt.is>, "Einar Adalsteinsson
>& A.S.B." <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes
>>>>"There is no wisdom higher then truth." (I love that!)
>>The original text to the emblem of Theosophical Society I believe is:
>>"Satya Nasti Paro Dharma" (Sanskrit or Pali?).
>>My sources tell me that it should have translated as:
>>"There is no DOCTRINE (Dharma) higher than truth (Satya)"
>Even if your sources are wrong, it sounds better than the translation we
>have! Dharma, though, is more than just doctrine, isn't it? (I am
>actually asking this question - it is not rhetorical).
Dharma is a Sanskrit word which does not have a precise equivalent
english equivalent. The closest is Duty, but it is supposed to be more than
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