Ananyabhakti, Ananyābhakti, Ananya-bhakti: 2 definitions

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Ananyabhakti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Ananyabhakti in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Ananyābhakti (अनन्याभक्ति) refers to “exclusive devotion, unmixed with any other desire, in which one’s sole motivation is to please Bhagavān”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ananyabhakti in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ananyabhakti (अनन्यभक्ति).—f (S) Worship or love exclusively of the one God (or of one God).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ananyabhakti (अनन्यभक्ति).—f Worship or love exclusi- vely of one God.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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