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Sanatan Dharma

How old is the term “Sanatan Dharma”

Mahabharat has mentioned ‘Sanatana Dharma’: 157 times. Ramayana has mentioned it 8 times. Manusmriti has mentioned it 7 times. Bhagavata Puran has mentioned it 8 times. Kurma Puran has mentioned it 10 times. Garuda Puran has mentioned it 4 times.

Don’t fall for Audrey Truschke’s claim that “Sanatana Dharma” was coined in the 19th century during British colonialism.