Definition of Shakti in English:
noun[mass noun] Hinduism
The female principle of divine energy, especially when personified as the supreme deity. See also Devi and Parvati.
- Smartas worship the Supreme in one of six forms: Ganesha, Siva, Sakti, Vishnu, Surya and Skanda.
- In the Smarta sect, Surya is worshiped as a major Deity, along with Ganesha, Vishnu, Siva, Sakti and Skanda.
- Saktas refer to the Supreme as Sakti, Smartas call the Supreme Being Brahman, and to Vaishnavas He is Vishnu.
From Sanskrit śakti 'power, divine energy'.
Definition of Shakti in:
- US English dictionary
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