literally the 'eternal tradition'. This is the name given to the loose aggregation of traditions, beliefs and scriptures that are at the heart of Hinduism. It may be used by some as an alternative name for Hinduism itself. up
(Lit., Eternal Religion) The religion of the Hindus, formulated by the Rishis of the Vedas.
The universal path. This includes all spiritual traditions that accept the authority of the vedas. It is know in modern times as hinduism.