Shakti

noun
Shak·​ti | \ ˈshäk-tē How to pronounce Shakti (audio) , ˈsäk How to pronounce Shakti (audio) \
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Definition of Shakti

: the dynamic energy of a Hindu god personified as his female consort broadly : cosmic energy as conceived in Hindu thought

First Known Use of Shakti

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shakti

Sanskrit Śakti

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“Shakti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shakti. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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