Definition of Shakti in English:

Shakti

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Pronunciation: /ʃʌkˈtiː
 
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(also Sakti)

noun

[mass noun] Hinduism
The female principle of divine energy, especially when personified as the supreme deity. See also Devi and Parvati.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

from Sanskrit śakti 'power, divine energy'.

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