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Shaktism

noun Shak·tism \-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of SHAKTISM

:  a Hindu sect worshipping Shakti under various names (as Kali or Durga) in a cult of devotion to the female principle often with magical or orgiastic rites

Variants of SHAKTISM

Shak·tism also Sak·tism \-ˌti-zəm\
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First Known Use of SHAKTISM

1877

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