Shaktism

noun Shak·tism \-ˌti-zəm\
variants: or less commonly

Saktism

\-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of Shaktism

  1. :  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

1877

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1877


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