Shak·​ta | \ ˈshäk-tə How to pronounce Shakta (audio) , ˈsäk- \
variants: or less commonly Sakta

Definition of Shakta

: an adherent of Shaktism

First Known Use of Shakta

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shakta

Sanskrit śākta, from Śakti

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“Shakta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shakta. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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