āsakti

attachment; this especially refers to attachment for the Lord and His eternal associates. Āsakti occurs when one’s liking for bhajana leads to a direct and deep attachment for the personality who is the object of that bhajana. This is the sixth stage in the development of the creeper of devotion, and is awakened upon the maturing of one’s ruci for bhajana

The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia. 2015.

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  • sam-āsakti — समासक्ति …   Indonesian dictionary

  • bhakti-latā — the creeper of devotion. Bhakti is likened to a creeper which grows in the bhakta’s heart until it matures and produces the fruit of love for Kṛṣṇa. The bīja, or seed, of this creeper is characterized as kṛṣṇa sevā vāsana, the desire to serve Śrī …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

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