On the hot, dusty streets of Pushkar, India, where camels saunter by

mango-lime-matcha_-e1459439387808I am drinking a bottle of sparkling tea inspired by a visit to India.

“On the hot, dusty streets of Pushkar, India, where camels saunter by in technicolor adornments, I stumbled across a stand making refreshing beverages with mint, lime, ginger, and mango.”

That’s some of what’s printed on the back of the bottle. It’s called Bhakti.

It’s a Hindu word for the “devotional worship directed to one supreme deity, usually Vishnu (especially in his incarnations as Rama and Krishna) or Shiva, by whose grace salvation may be attained by all regardless of sex, caste, or class. It is practiced by the majority of Hindus today.”

In Sanskrit, the sacred language of Hinduism, it is written भक्ति.

ajh

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