Defining Bhakti

You’ve probably heard that bhakti is devotion or love. Though that’s correct, neither word completely conveys what bhakti is. Consider these questions: If you're fully devoted to – even obsessed with – your Olympic training, your dance, basketball, or other sport, your music, art, or work, are you engaged in bhakti? If you love and serve your children, partner, community, or nation, do you have bhakti

How and why bhakti is beyond the ordinary?

Bhakti is a discipline, a yoga, not simply a noun meaning devotion. It is a spiritual path of careful design meant to allow us to control the mind, efface the false ego, gain release from the cycle of birth and death, and realize the self and the Supreme. In short, it’s a serious practice

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