Definition of Sakti

1. Noun. The female or generative principle; wife of Siva and a benevolent form of Devi.

Exact synonyms: Shakti
Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity



Definition of Sakti

1. n. The divine energy, personified as the wife of a deity (Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, etc.); the female principle.

Definition of Sakti

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of Shakti) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sakti

1. The divine energy, personified as the wife of a deity (Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, etc); the female principle. Origin: Skr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sakti

sakias
sakieh
sakiehs
sakina
sakis
sakiyeh
sakiyehs
sakkoi
sakkos
sakkoses
sakpata
sakret
sakrets
saksaul
saksauls
sakti (current term)
sakuc horizon
sakura
sakuraiite
sakushu fever
sal
sal-ammoniac
sal alembroth
sal ammoniac
sal diureticum
sal soda
sal volatile
salaah
salaam
salaam attack

Literary usage of Sakti

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1. Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste by Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya (1896)
"The word sakti literally means ' energy' or ' power'; and, ... According to a text of the Tantras the best form of sakti worship is to adore a naked woman, ..."

2. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sanads Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1892)
"(9) sakti. This State was formerly held as a tributary to the Maharajas of Sambal- pur. The Chief, Raja Ran jit Singh, was born in 1836. ..."

3. A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy by John Garrett (1871)
"The sakti is said to have originated ID God, the Supreme Being. From the first sakti nine others are derived who are called ..."

4. A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy by John Garrett (1871)
"From flic first sakti nine others are derived who are called ... The sakti is worshipped in the pagodas under the form of the ..."

5. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors, From the Editors of Hinduism Today (2007)
"In popular, village Hinduism, the unity of Siva and sakti is replaced with the concept of Siva and sakti as separate entities. sakti is represented as ..."

6. The Theosophist by Theosophical Society (Madras, India) (1891)
"The combining principle is sakti or Force, which is one in abstract, ... sakti appears to be Divine Love, Shiva Divine Wisdom, Vishnu the soul, ..."

7. Tibet and the Tibetans by Graham Sandberg (1906)
"THE sakti FORMS. Finally, when represented together with their sakti companions ... Moreover, the sakti ideas of Hinduism having been adopted by developed ..."

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