noun Hinduism.

selfless devotion as a means of reaching Brahman.Compare jnana, karma(def 1).
(initial capital letter) a popular religious movement centered around the personal worship of gods, especially Vishnu and Shiva.

Compare Saiva, Vaishnava.

Origin of bhakti

1825–35; < Sanskrit: devotion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Hinduism loving devotion to God leading to nirvana

Word Origin for bhakti

from Sanskrit: portion, from bhajati he allocates
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