Pronunciation: (buk'tē), [key]
1. selfless devotion as a means of reaching Brahman. Cf. jnana, karma (def. 1).
2. (cap.) a popular religious movement centered around the personal worship of gods, esp. Vishnu and Shiva. Cf. Saiva, Vaishnava.
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