Bagad (Bagada).. A religious rite performed to fulfil a vow taken before the god Khadoba. It entails the
suspension of a person, on an iron hook thrust in the body, from a tall pole. This custom is legally banned for many years now.
Bhajan (Bhajana). . Singing of devotional songs. Various Varkaris form parties to sing the bhajans either on the Ekadashi days or on some fixed day of a week. Followers of other sects like the Kabirpanth also form similar parties.
Bhakt (Bhakta). . A devotee.
Bhakti (Bhakti). . Devotion.
Bhute (Bhuite). . A caste or class of the devotees of the goddess Amba.
Brahmarakshasa (Brahmaraksasa). . A class of supernatural, ghostly beings.
Bukka (Bukka). . A black powder used in worship.