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Word: devotee

Definition: enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach


Sentences Containing 'devotee'

A devotee named Bihari Lal would often assist the elderly sadhu.
A longtime devotee and former student of UCLA "parking guru" Donald Shoup, Fulton championed the introduction of Ventura's widely-hailed downtown parking management system, which included some paid on-street parking, while he was mayor in 2010.
A person who was a religious devotee of the nymphs might also be called a "nympholept."
All these strange antics were accompanied by still stranger guttural noises from the devotee, who seemed to be praying in a sing-song or else singing some pagan psalmody or other, during which his face twitched about in the most unnatural manner.
Among Ganesha temples, Ballaleshwar is the only incarnation of Ganesha that is known by his devotee's name.
Compare "shinzennyo" 近善女 "near goodness female" translating "upāsikā" "female disciple; female devotee".
For the rest of his life, his example as a Gaudiya Vaishnava devotee was an inspiration to many in the community.
He is a devotee of the earth goddess Danu.
He was a lifelong devotee of Louisiana Tech athletics.
In 1973 Roger Bryant, an Ohio devotee, began the EOD under its current name.
In Boston, The Modern Lovers, led by Velvet Underground devotee Jonathan Richman, gained attention with a minimalistic style.
In modern times they have a connotation of dedicated piety that is best suggested by terms such as "lay devotee" or "devout lay follower."
In one early adventure he rescued a maiden, Medb (named after the Irish mythological queen Medb) from being sacrificed in a Wicker Man, only to earn her enmity – she was a devotee of Crom Cruach, the god to whom she was to be sacrificed, and was looking forward to the experience.
It was in 1647 A.D. that Thiru Vadamalaiappa Pillaiyan, a great devotee of Siva linked the two temples by building the "Chain mandapam".
Kakkan's brother Viswanathan Kakkan, an advocate, was a former Vice-President of the Hindu Munnani and a well-known devotee of the Shankaracharya of Kanchi, Jayendra Saraswathi.
King Sundara Chola who ruled the area was a devotee of the temple and during each of his innumerable victories in wars, he showered a lot of wealth on this temple.
Legend has it that Mrikandu, a sage and devotee of Lord Siva, prayed to God to bless him with a son.
Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana, near Ambala in the state of Haryana, India, erstwhile known as Maharishi Markandeshwar Education Trust was founded with the objective of social, educational and economic upliftment of society in the year 1993, in the name of Lord Shiva’s devotee, “Maharishi Markandeshwar Ji”.
Now it is evident, that one of the best reliques, which a devotee could procure, would be the handywork of a saint; and if his cloaths and furniture are ever to be considered in this light, it is because they were once at his disposal, and were moved and affected by him; in which respect they are to be considered as imperfect effects, and as connected with him by a shorter chain of consequences than any of those, by which we learn the reality of his existence.
Paul Williams (born Paul Edward Williams, 15 January 1967, York, England) is an author, commentator and lifelong devotee to 2-Tone, ska music and the British skinhead subculture.
Sant Tukaram was a devotee of Vitthala or Vithoba, a form of God Vishnu.
Satyamoorthy is a great devotee of saints and priests trusting all of them to be genuine whereas Raja is a happy go lucky guy just opposite to his brother who does not trust any of them.
Senthilandavan appeared in a dream to Vadamaliyappa Pillai, an ardent devotee of Lord Muruga, and revealed the place in the sea where the idol had been abandoned.
She remained a follower and devotee of the teachings of Osho for over 30 years until her death in 2008.
Syed Habeeb Ashraf was a devotee of his ancestor Hazrat Makhdoom Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani.
The boy, named Markandeya also grew up to be an ardent devotee of Siva.
The devotional hymns are rich in poetry and piety, serving to highlight the helplessness of the devotee and the glory of the deity.
The most celebrated work of Ramapurathu Warrier is "Kuchela Vrittam Vanchippattu", which depicts the story of Kuchela, a devotee and an old classmate of Krishna, going to Dwaraka to meet with him.
The statue of the goddess Kamakshi Devi who is greatly adorned the traditional way by the priests is stunning for any devotee or visitor; every one would like to revisit this place of glowing divine radiance which can be self experienced only.
There are many more devotee, who visit Saibaba temple every Thursday.Pahadiya devi also famous temple.
Tukaram was a devotee of Vitthala or Vithoba, a form of God Vishnu.
While he had been a devotee of the poems of Edgar Allan Poe before that, he was especially inspired by the H. P. Lovecraft poems in the anthology (particularly the "Fungi from Yuggoth" and also the poems by Donald Wandrei, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long and others).

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