avarṇadharmī bhakti

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A term sometimes applied to the kind of devotion (bhakti) initiated in North India by various poets, sants, and theologians, who rejected class (varṇa), caste, and, in some cases, gender distinctions (e.g. Kabīr, Mīrābāī, Raidāsa). See also varṇadharmī bhakti.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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