In context to my previous post difference between religion and devotion here I am explaining the forms of devotion.
Shri Rama himself narrated nine forms of devotion to Mata Shabri during his exile.
Lord Rama and his younger brother Laxmana were searching for Mata Sita and visited Mata Shabri, an old woman, a pure devotee, who had absorbed herself fully in the lord’s name lifelong. When she saw Lord Rama and Laxmana, She was so overwhelmed with love, she bowed her head at their lotus feet, took some water and reverently laved their feet and then offered them a seat.
She brought and offered to Sri Rama the most delicious bulbs, roots and fruits. The Lord had each of them with love. Then she joined her hands asked him how one fallen soul can extol you. Then Lord himself instructed her the nine forms of Devotion.
Sharavan, Kirtan, Samran, Vandan…
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