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dikaiosune  Term Image (δικαιοσυνη) Script Image
(Language:  Greek)
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Short Description: justice
Long Description: justice; its opposite is adikia, injustice; giving to each man his due is just, according to Plato ( Rep.331e); dikaiosune may be understood in a cosmic and divine sense, since to perform the task for which one is naturally equipped is to follow one’s divine archetype, one’s own dharma, to put it in Hindu terms, which is lex aeterna, the eternal law of creation.
Source(s): The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Platonic and Pythagorean Philosophy, by Dr. Algis Uždavinys
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms