Shakti

Shakti

[shuhk-tee]
noun Hinduism.
1.
the female principle or organ of generative power.
2.
the wife of a deity, especially of Shiva. Compare Divine Mother.
Also, Sakti.


Origin:
< Sanskrit śakti

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Sakti or Shakti (ˈsæktɪ, ˈʃʌktɪ)
 
n
1.  the female principle or organ of reproduction and generative power in general
2.  this principle manifested in the consorts of the gods, esp Kali
 
[C19: from Sanskrit sákti power]
 
Shakti or Shakti
 
n
 
[C19: from Sanskrit sákti power]

Shakti (ˈʃʌktɪ)
 
n
a variant of Sakti

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