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The word "dhamma" has many meanings. Most commonly it refers to the teachings of the Buddha. In very few words, Buddhist practice is comprised of

The most concise summary of the dhamma is contained in the four noble truths.

A more elaborate outline, including instructions for practice, is contained in the noble eightfold path.

For a quick in-depth introduction to the dhamma see, for example, the book An Introduction to Mental Development.

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