Sakti

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sakti the female or generative principle; wife of Siva and a benevolent form of Devi
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sakti (Hind. Myth) The divine energy, personified as the wife of a deity (Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, etc.); the female principle.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

And he, the grand-father of the Pandavas, was born in an island of the Yamuna, of the virgin Kali by Sakti's son, Parasara.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Already, in the lifetime of his father, he had distinguished himself in combats with the Petti and the Sakti.
"Ancient Egypt" by George Rawlinson
For instance according to the school of Ramanuja it is the Sakti (Sri) who reveals the true doctrine to mankind.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
Worship of the Sakti.
"Two Old Faiths" by J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
The Maithil Brahmans are said to be mainly Sakti worshippers.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Sir G. Birdwood gives the Swastika as the sectarial mark of the Sakti sects in India.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
Then chant the Sakti mantram one hundred and one times.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
Lakshmi, as we have just noticed, is the sakti or consort of Vishnu, the preservative power of the deity.
"Fishes, Flowers, and Fire as Elements and Deities in the Phallic Faiths and Worship of the Ancient Religions of Greece, Babylon," by Anonymous
Sakti is worshipped in India.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
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