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Sakta

[shahk-tuh] /ˈʃɑk tə/
noun, Hinduism.
1.

Shakta

or Sakta

[shahk-tuh] /ˈʃɑk tə/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
a person who worships Shakti as the wife of Shiva.
Origin of Shakta
< Sanskrit śākta pertaining to Shakti
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British Dictionary definitions for saktas

Saktas

/ˈsæktəs/
noun
1.
a Hindu sect worshipping female goddesses represented by the vulva
Word Origin
C19: from Sanskrit. See Sakti

Shakta

/ˈʃʌktə/
noun
1.
(Hinduism) a devotee of Sakti, the wife of Siva
Derived Forms
Shaktism, noun
Shaktist, noun
Word Origin
from Sanskrit śākta concerning Sakti
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