Bhaktihina, Bhaktihīna: 7 definitions


Bhaktihina means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Bhaktihīna (भक्तिहीन) refers to “deficient devotion” according to the Vāruṇī Pūjā [i.e., Varuni Worship] ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “Let deficient passion, devotion (bhaktihīna), mantra or action, be forgiven, homage, homage to the supreme being”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

bhaktihīna (भक्तिहीन).—a (S) Lacking in adoring love or ardent piety; of languid or unimpassioned devotion. Ex. bha0 jñānahīna || śaktihīna vairāgyahīna || aisā jāṇa mī ajñāna || kōṇa tujavīna āpaṅgī ||.

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

bhaktihīna (भक्तिहीन).—a Of languid or unimpassioned devotion.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhaktihina in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhaktihīna (भक्तिहीन).—[adjective] wanting piety or devotion.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhaktihīna (भक्तिहीन):—[=bhakti-hīna] [from bhakti > bhaj] mfn. destitute of devotion, [Mudrārākṣasa]

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Bhaktihina in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhaktihina in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhaktihīna (ಭಕ್ತಿಹೀನ):—[adjective] not having selfless and reverential devotion, attachment etc.; destitute of devotion.

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Bhaktihīna (ಭಕ್ತಿಹೀನ):—[noun] a man destitute of devotion.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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