The boy explained that it was not a heinous crime to cut off the head of one who had prevented the Sakti worship.
The highest merit in Sakti can be reached only through arrack.
A main feature in the religion of the Tiyan is that it is largely connected with Sakti worship.
The Sakti goddess, Bhagavati, the Tiyans look upon as their own guardian spirit.
From taste (ruchi) comes strong inclination (Sakti), which gives birth to the sprout of passion for Krishna in the soul.
Then chant the Sakti mantram 101 times, and mutter the mantram to give life at the bottom.
Sakti is, perhaps, more properly the vital energy, and Sakti worship the worship of the life principle in nature.
Already, in the lifetime of his father, he had distinguished himself in combats with the Petti and the Sakti.
Lakshmi, as we have just noticed, is the Sakti or consort of Vishnu, the preservative power of the deity.
The worship of the Sakti, or female principle, has become a most elaborate system.
from Sanskrit saknoti "is able, is strong," from PIE root *kak- "to enable, help."