Origin of Shakti
Examples from the Web for sakti
Sakti is, perhaps, more properly the vital energy, and Sakti worship the worship of the life principle in nature.
From taste (ruchi) comes strong inclination (sakti), which gives birth to the sprout of passion for Krishna in the soul.Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
The boy explained that it was not a heinous crime to cut off the head of one who had prevented the Sakti worship.
Already, in the lifetime of his father, he had distinguished himself in combats with the Petti and the Sakti.Ancient Egypt|George Rawlinson
Lakshmi, as we have just noticed, is the sakti or consort of Vishnu, the preservative power of the deity.
Word Origin for Sakti
from Sanskrit saknoti "is able, is strong," from PIE root *kak- "to enable, help."