Bhaktimarga, Bhaktimārga, Bhakti-marga: 6 definitions



Bhaktimarga 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)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Bhaktimārga (भक्तिमार्ग) refers to:—The path of pure loving devotion. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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

bhaktimārga (भक्तिमार्ग).—m (S) The way of obtaining salvation through worship and obedience. 2 The law of love; or a course of godliness from love to God. 3 Worship without regard to precepts or prescribed forms and ways.

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

bhaktimārga (भक्तिमार्ग).—m The way of obtaining salva- tion through worship and obedience. The law of love.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaktimārga (भक्तिमार्ग).—the way of devotion; i. e. devotion to god, regarded as the way to the attainment of final emancipation and eternal bliss (opp. to karmamārga and jñānamārga).

Derivable forms: bhaktimārgaḥ (भक्तिमार्गः).

Bhaktimārga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhakti and mārga (मार्ग).

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

Bhaktimārga (भक्तिमार्ग):—[=bhakti-mārga] [from bhakti > bhaj] m. ‘the way of devotion’ (regarded as a means of salvation and opp. to karmaand jñāna-m; cf. above), [Religious Thought and Life in India 63]

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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»] — Bhaktimarga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhaktimārga (ಭಕ್ತಿಮಾರ್ಗ):—[noun] = ಭಕ್ತಿಪಥ [bhaktipatha].

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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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