1. fundamental nature of reality.
  2. one's response to that nature; duty.
  3. the teaching of the Buddha.

[Origin: 1790–1800; < Skt: custom, duty, akin to dharayati upholds, maintains]

  1. a reception room in a house.
  2. a hall or room for the practice of dharma.
  3. an assembly of guests in such a room, esp. one consisting of those interested in society, philosophy, politics, Buddhism, etc.

[Origin: 1705 - 15; < F < It salone, equiv. to Skt & Pali sala hall]

dhar.ma sa.lon
A place where friends gather to practise and discuss the Buddha's Dharma.

Recommended Readings
I have often been asked to recommend books or other materials regarding different aspects of Buddhism. Here is my list of recommended readings, both paper and online. Have a look and see if anything interests you.