bhakta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

bhakta (plural bhaktas)

  1. (Hinduism) Someone who practises bhakti; a person who is devoted to God; a devotee; a worshipper.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins, 2013, p. 395:
      But the Goswami seems to have got her drift and instead of bristling at her snub, he realized that here was an enlightened bhakta who had grasped the essence of the Lord.