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A generic term for devotion to a deity or guru. Precisely how it is expressed depends upon the particular tradition; common forms include pūjā, sevā, and internal worship through meditation. The term is probably most frequently used by the Śrī Vaiṣṇavas to characterize their practice of temple devotion to Viṣṇu's arcāvatāras.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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