In the Tantric model, it's Shakti who brings healing and enlightenment to the god Shiva, just as Neytiri does with Jake.
This is why, in India, woman has been described as the symbol of Shakti, the creative power.
It has been said by one: beware the left, the cult of Shakti.
The Great God thus addresses Shakti, when he asks her to describe the duties of women.
Such is the preliminary called the purification of the Shakti.
In some cases a single female personating the Shakti is to be procured.
from Sanskrit saknoti "is able, is strong," from PIE root *kak- "to enable, help."