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Definition of the noun devotee
What does devotee mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: devotees
- an ardent follower and admirer
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of devotee: buff / fan / lover
- more generic word: follower = a person who accepts the leadership of another
- more specific words:
- aerophile = a lover of aviation
- aficionado = a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
- amorist = one dedicated to love and lovemaking especially one who writes about love
- bacchanal / bacchant = a drunken reveller
- groupie = an enthusiastic young fan
- metalhead = a fan of heavy metal music
- member of: followers / following = a group of followers or enthusiasts
Alternative definition of the noun devotee
- An ardent enthusiast or admirer
- A fanatical or zealous believer in a particular religion or god
"Devotee" is the story of Hervé, an assertive 43-year-old man who was born without arms and legs. He meets a gorgeous young man online, a devotee who seems like he might be different. Their encounters prove Hervé’s difficulty in finding a true connection with someone who is interested in treating him like a person rather than a mere fetish.
- country: France
- language: French
- director: Rémi Lange
- genres: Romance Film, World cinema, LGBT, Drama
- subject: Acrotomophilia
- released in (7 years ago)
- Devotee is a fictional character from the 1975 film Sanyasi.
- Devotee is a fictional character from the 1977 film Shirdi Ke Sai Baba.
- Devotee is a fictional character from the 2008 film Yes Man.
- Devotee is a fictional character from the 2007 film Nobel Son.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Devotee
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The Essence of Bhagavad Gita (2002)
by Braja Dulal Mookherjee
A devotee is a part of God. Sri Ramakrishna always had a saying:...
by Shāpurjī Edaljī
One engaged wholly in the exercises of devotion and mortification, an austere devotee, an ascetic. (rWW Austerity &c, fofa affix.) Cltrtl, /• Inquiry or examination into ; investigation of. 2 Revisal;collation;inspection. ClNrtt«1R, m. An investigator ...
Volume 1: A - L; Volume 2: M - Z by Patrick Taylor, Frederick I. Case
Nevertheless, the devotee cannot conceive of a ceremony without immolation. Thus, we are presented with an obvious antagonism. The deity values the blood, which is unclean to the devotees. Why is blood perceived in this way, favored by ...
by John Shakespear
A worshipper, an as- cetick, a devotee. Lj tappd, s. m. Division, district, parish. (j-Lj tapds (r. Shine, burn) s. f. 1. Sunshine, the sunbeams. 2. Toil, labour. CiLj tapak (Pers. d/UU) s. m. 1. Affection, esteem, regard, love, zeal, ardour.
Printed Entirely in the Roman Character, Conformable to the System Laid Down by Sir William Jones, and Improved Since His Time by Duncan Forbes
a servant, a devotee ; a slave. a. abddl, m. a religious person, ...
by John Shakespear
A worshipper, an ascetic, a devotee. H. k3 tappd, s. m. Division, district, parish. s. c-be tapds (r. तप Shine, burn) s. f. 1. Sunshine, 2. Toil, labour. H- k5 tdppd, s. (dakh) A small heap of cow-dung or other excrement ...
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Photo credit: Carol Mitchell
One man one temple.
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- Tamil Devotee
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Taken at a Thaipusam Cavadee celebration in Mauritius.
Devotees[...] prepare for the celebration by cleansing themselves through prayer and fasting approximately 48 days before Thaipusam. Kavadi-bearers have to perform elaborate ceremonies at the time of assuming the kavadi and at the time of offering it to Murugan. The kavadi-bearer observes celibacy and take only pure, Satvik food, once a day, while continuously thinking of God.
On the day of the festival, devotees will shave their heads and undertake a pilgrimage along a set route while engaging in various acts of devotion, notably carrying various types of kavadi (burdens). At its simplest this may entail carrying a pot of milk, but mortification of the flesh by piercing the skin, tongue or cheeks with vel skewers is also common. (Wikipedia)
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- The devotee
A family visit to the temple
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- Vithoba Devotee
Every year Varkari's walk hundreds of miles to the holy town of Pandharpur, gathering there on the 11th day of the Hindu lunar calendar month of Aashaadha.
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- Sinulog Devotee
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- Firewalking Festival devotee
Fire Walking @ Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore
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- Kumbabisheskam devotee
She is holding a token to pour milk from a kalasam over Lord Ganesh as part of the kumbabishekam.
Photo credit: David Davies
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Video language resources about Devotee
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- Devotee Meaning
Video shows what devotee means. An ardent enthusiast or admirer. A fanatical or zealous believer in a particular religion or god. Devotee Meaning. How to ...
- Meaning of taking dust of the feet of the Devotee by Radhanath Swami
Meaning of taking dust of the feet of the Devotee by Radhanath Swami [For more wisdom snippets, visit ...
- Yug pravah: Mataji's Words of Wisdom, A devotee's experience and explanation of Birthday Ritual
The video starts off with the words of wisdom from Guru Mata. She's talking about the power of the organization- the power of unity; it has the capacity to create ...
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Quotes about Devotee
I was a new devotee of Eastern mysticism and even though I did not join that particular group, I could well have done. They seemed a bit extreme but I regarded myself as not quite ready. (Mary Garden)
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Scrabble value of D2E1V4O1T1E1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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