Bhakti Yoga, aka: Bhaktī Yoga; 3 Definition(s)
Bhakti Yoga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Yoga (school of philosophy)
Bhakti yoga describes the path of devotion. Seeing the Divine in all of creation, bhakti yoga is a positive way to channel the emotions. The path of bhakti yoga provides us with an opportunity to cultivate acceptance and tolerance for everyone we come into contact with.
Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).
General definition (in Hinduism)
Bhaktī Yoga (भक्ति योग): The Hindu term for the spiritual practice of fostering of loving devotion to God, called bhakti.Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Search found 19 books and stories containing Bhakti Yoga, Bhaktī Yoga; (plurals include: Bhakti Yogas, Bhaktī Yogas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.7.135 < [Chapter 7 - Purna: The Complete Perfection]
Verse 2.4.226 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom]
Verse 2.4.5 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom]
Yoga Sutras with Vedanta Commentaries (by Patañjali)
Nectar of Devotion (by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.2.53 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Verse 1.1.13-15 < [Part 1 - Qualities of Pure Bhakti (bhagavad-bhakti-bheda)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)