bhakti
noun Etymology: Sanskrit, literally, portion Date: 1832 devotion to a deity constituting a way to salvation in Hinduism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bhakti — (Sanskrit, f., भक्ति, bhakti, Hingabe, Liebe) bezeichnet im Hinduismus im weiteren Sinne Liebe zu einem personalen Gott (Ishtadevata), und im engeren Sinne die Andachtspraxis einer betont emotionalen Hinwendung zu einem personalen Gott. Seit dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BHAKTI — Dérivé de la racine bhaj , partager, bhakti désigne en Inde la sorte de dévotion qui fait participer le fidèle à la personne et à l’essence de la divinité qu’il adore. Une amitié caractérise, dans cette atmosphère, les rapports du dieu et de ses… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bhakti —    Bhakti (SANSKRIT bhaj, to adore, honor, worship) is a central spiritual path in Hinduism, involving devotion to and service of the chosen deity.Vedic tradition, the chief religious practice of Hinduism from around 1500 B.C.E. to roughly… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • bhakti — [buk′tē] n. [Sans bhaktí , lit., a share < bhájati, (he) distributes < IE base * bhag , to allot: see PHAGOUS] Hinduism personal devotion to a particular deity …   English World dictionary

  • Bhakti — …   Wikipedia

  • Bhakti — El bhakti es un movimiento religioso hinduista que enfatiza el amor de un devoto por su Dios. A diferencia de la doctrina advaita (Dios es ‘no diferente’ de las almas), el bhakti es dualista: supone una relación dual entre el creyente y la deidad …   Wikipedia Español

  • bhakti — /buk tee/, 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. [1825 35; <… …   Universalium

  • bhakti — loving devotional service to Śrī Kṛṣṇa. The word bhakti comes from the root bhaj, which means to serve (see bhajana); therefore the primary meaning of the word bhakti is to render service. Śrī Rūpa Gosvāmī has described the intrinsic… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Bhakti — La Bhakti (devanāgarī: भक्ति)[1], l adoration, l Amour de Dieu ou piété, la dévotion ou le service de pur amour envers Īśvara (le seigneur suprême en sanskrit), est l une des composantes essentielles de l hindouisme. Le bhakti yoga (la voie de l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bhakti — Movimiento devocional de Asia meridional, sobre todo en el hinduismo, que enfatiza el amor de un devoto a su dios personal. En contraste con el advaita, el bhakti asume una relación dual entre el devoto y su deidad. A pesar de que Visnú, Shiva y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bhakti — Bhạkti   [Sanskrit »Liebeshingabe (an Gott)«] die, , seit der Bhagavadgita ein Zentralbegriff der vishnuitischen Theologie: Bhakti ist neben den Erlösungswegen durch Werke (»karma marga«) und durch selbst gewonnene Erkenntnis (»jnana marga«) ein …   Universal-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”