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Sakti

[ shuhk-tee ]
/ ˈʃʌk ti /
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noun Hinduism.

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Sakti

Shakti (ˈʃʌktɪ)

/ (ˈsæktɪ) /

noun Hinduism

the female principle or organ of reproduction and generative power in general
this principle manifested in the consorts of the gods, esp Kali

Word Origin for Sakti

C19: from Sanskrit sákti power
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