Hinduism divine power or energy worshiped in the person of the female consort of Siva or another god
Origin of ShaktiSanskrit ?akti
nounpl. Shak·tis Hinduism
- The active manifest power that creates the universe.
- The consort of the male expression of the divine, especially of the god Shiva.
Origin of ShaktiSanskrit śakti&hlowdot;, from śaknoti, he is strong.
From Sanskrit à¤¶à¤•à¥à¤¤à¤¿ (Å›Ã¡kti, “power, energy").