Sadbhakti, Sat-bhakti: 2 definitions
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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)
Sadbhakti (सद्भक्ति) refers to “true devotion”, according to Sāhib Kaul’s Śārikāstrotra.—Accordingly, “With true devotion (sadbhakti) I worship that divine and omnipresent Śārikā, who bears the crescent moon on her head, who grants liberation, destroys delusion everywhere, destroys the bad fear of meeting a wrong death. O mother Śārikā, whoever devotedly recites your tāra-syllable, which carries one across the ocean of transmigration, may, when his wisdom is ripened through the knowledge of the absolute, even put to shame the Lord of the Word. [...]”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sadbhakti (ಸದ್ಭಕ್ತಿ):—[noun] unpolluted, unselfish devotion.
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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Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
"Prabhu Devara Ragale" < [April 1940]
The Essentials of Karnatic music < [April – June, 2004]
The Essentials of Karnatic Music < [March-April, 1929]
Hindu Pluralism (by Elaine M. Fisher)
The sites of Multilingual Literary production in Nāyaka-period South India < [Chapter 4 - The Language Games of Śiva]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)