Subhakta, Su-bhakta: 3 definitions
Subhakta 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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Subhakta (सुभक्त) refers to the “one who is a good devotee” (representing a characteristic of a true teacher or Guru), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra, the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “One should make an effort to seek a teacher who brings about eternal bliss and awakens (his disciples) to what is beneficial. (The true teacher is) is fortunate and pleasing to see. [...] He is well versed in the ways of the world. He is intent of ritual, peaceful, a good devotee (subhakta) and beloved by (his) teacher. He is well content, free of greed and is the beloved of ascetics. [...]”.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
subhakta (सुभक्त).—a (S) Of a worshiping spirit, adoring, devout, reverent: also reverentially or devoutly attached.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
subhakta (सुभक्त).—a Of a worshipping spirit; devout- ly attached.
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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