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bhakta

[buhk-tuh] /ˈbʌk tə/
noun
1.
one who practices bhakti.
Origin of bhakta
1820-1830
1820-30; < Sanskrit: devoted; akin to bhakti
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  • There is none like the Master, in the three worlds, to exalt the glory of the bhakta and to soothe a bhakta's heart.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • The Ray urged, "You have saved (by your touch) many a sinner, while this king is a devotee of God and your bhakta."

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • Krishna's qualities are endless, even a single one of them when unfolded can soothe the ears of a bhakta.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • These five permanent emotions (bhb) have five different flavours, which delight the bhakta and over-power Krishna.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • Look at his past, and where do you find a bhakta of Mahdeva more absolute in devotion than the one who came forth later as Rvana?

    Avatras Annie Besant
  • The nature of an 'inclination-led' bhakta pays no heed to shastric reasoning.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • With folded hands he took permission of every bhakta and then mustered enough courage to fall down clasping the Master's feet.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja
  • Each (bhakta) sang under a different tree; Chaitanya alone danced in supreme rapture.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings Krishna das Kaviraja

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