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bhakti

[buhk-tee] /ˈbʌk ti/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
selfless devotion as a means of reaching Brahman.
Compare jnana, karma (def 1).
2.
(initial capital letter) a popular religious movement centered around the personal worship of gods, especially Vishnu and Shiva.
Compare Saiva, Vaishnava.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Sanskrit: devotion
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bhakti

/ˈbʌktɪ/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) loving devotion to God leading to nirvana
Word Origin
from Sanskrit: portion, from bhajati he allocates
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