What is Dharm?

Closest word in English to Dharm is religion however the word religion it is very limited. Sanatan Dharm is best translated as eternal Dharm. Dharm can be best described as one’s quest to find the truth that leads them to GOD (Parmatma). Dharm can be different from person to person as Dharm is relative to the amount knowledge one possess towards GOD (Bhagwan). Because of knowledge one can especially understand that there are more than one path to GOD (Satya-Truth). The word Dharm comes from the Sanskrit word “Dhr” which literally means to hold or to sustain. Virtues, beliefs, moral obligations, ethical laws, codes of behavior, traditions and righteous actions that sustain human life in peace and harmony are all aspect of Dharm.