Dharma Initiative

The Dharma Initiative, also written DHARMA (Department of Heuristics and Research on Material Applications), is a fictional research project featured in the television series Lost. It was introduced in the second season episode "Orientation". In 2008, the Dharma Initiative website was launched. Dharma's interests were directly connected with fringe science. Dharma is a Sanskrit term used in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.

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Arzt - Main Characters
... She arrives on the island in 1977 and joins the Dharma Initiative, along with Jack and Hurley ... others in the mid-1970s, she becomes a mechanic for the Dharma Initiative and starts a relationship with Sawyer ... These visions lead Eko and John to discover another Dharma station ...
Richard Alpert (Lost) - Character Biography
... a desire to run away from his father, a member of the scientific research group called the Dharma Initiative, and join the Others ... In 1974, Richard entered the Dharma Initiative's barracks in "LaFleur" and demanded the whereabouts of two members of his people, they having been killed and buried by Juliet Burke (Elizabeth ... the early 1990s, Ben assisted Alpert in killing the members of the Dharma Initiative with poison gas in "The Man Behind the Curtain" ...
La Fleur (Lost) - Plot
... survivors forward to 1974, at the peak of the Dharma Initiative's presence on the island ... The group comes across a pair of Dharma Initiative members who have been captured by two of the island's native inhabitants, known as the Others ... by Horace Goodspeed (Doug Hutchison), the leader of the Dharma Initiative on the island ...
Charles Widmore - Character Biography - Before Exile
... In 1977, Ben Linus, at the time a twelve-year-old boy living with the Dharma Initiative, is brought to the Others to be healed ... to living with his abusive father at the Dharma Initiative ... In 1992, following increased conflict between the Others and the Dharma Initiative, the Others purge the island of the Dharma folk by releasing poisonous gas at Dharma's barracks ...
Dharma Initiative - In Popular Culture
... room containing a computer terminal with the numbers shown on the screen and a Dharma-style octagon with a pine tree symbol for the White Forest base on the wall ... the episode "Initiation", Dwight Schrute asks Ryan Howard, "What is the Dharma initiative?" This can be seen on the season 3 DVD ... and the team that made Lost, a slight variation on the Dharma Initiative logo can briefly be seen in the opening of the movie ...

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