Ramana Maharishi, states David Frawley, bhakti is a "surrender to the divine with one's heart". 2 3 60 This view is contested by other scholars. He disagrees, however, with the notion that loyalties are restricted solely to personal attachments, considering it "incorrect (as a matter of logic. The Soul of Classical American Philosophy: The Ethical and Spiritual Insights of William James, Josiah Royce, and Charles Sanders Peirce. He provides the example of a mercenary soldier, who exhibits loyalty to the people or country that pays him. 20 According to Sri Lankan scholar Indumathie Karunaratna, the meaning of bhatti changed throughout Buddhist history, however. Raddh focuses on ideas such as the working of karma and merit transfer. 52 The Bhagavata Purana develops the idea more elaborately, 11 while the Shvetashvatara Upanishad presents evidence of guru-bhakti (devotion to one's spiritual teacher).
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Sringara is the relationship of the intimate love. "Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty". 32 35 The term bhakti has been usually translated as "devotion" in Orientalist literature. People with one loyalty can hold that another, conflicting, loyalty is either legitimate or illegitimate. It can be practiced as an adjunct to self-inquiry, and in one of four ways: Atma-Bhakti: devotion to the one's atma (Supreme Self) Ishvara-Bhakti: devotion to a formless being (God, Cosmic Lord) Ishta Devata-Bhakti: devotion to a personal god or goddess Guru-Bhakti: devotion to Guru. Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing, and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion.