Meaning of sevak in English:


Pronunciation /ˈseɪvʌk/


  • 1Indian A male servant or attendant, especially a male attendant in a temple responsible for performing or assisting with the daily rituals of worship.

    • ‘I am now a sevak at the shrine’
    1. 1.1A man who works without pay for a religious or charitable cause.
  • 2Indian A man employed to advise and assist in matters of community welfare and development.


From Sanskrit sevaka ‘adherent’, ‘servant’.