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Meaning of bhakti

bhak•ti

Pronunciation: (buk'tē), [key]
— n. Hinduism.
  1. selfless devotion as a means of reaching Brahman. Cf. jnana, karma (def. 1).
  2. (cap.) a popular religious movement centered around the personal worship of gods, esp. Vishnu and Shiva. Cf. Saiva, Vaishnava.
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