from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hinduism The devotional way of achieving salvation, emphasizing the loving faith of a devotee for a deity and open to all persons irrespective of sex or caste.
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- n. devotion to God
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- n. (Hinduism) loving devotion to a deity leading to salvation and nirvana; open to all persons independent of caste or sex
Sanskrit bhaktiḥ, devotion, from bhajati, he apportions.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Sanskrit भक्ति (bhaktí) (Wiktionary)