Shakti

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Shak·ti

 (shŭk′tē, shäk′-)
n. pl. Shak·tis Hinduism
1. The active manifest power that creates the universe.
2. The consort of the male expression of the divine, especially of the god Shiva.

[Sanskrit śaktiḥ, from śaknoti, he is strong.]
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Shakti

(ˈʃʌktɪ)
n
(Hinduism) a variant of Sakti
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Shak•ti

or Sak•ti

(ˈʃʌk ti)

n., pl. -tis. Hinduism.
1. the female principle or organ of generative power.
2. the wife of a deity, esp. of Shiva.
[< Skt śakti]
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Noun1.Shakti - the female or generative principleShakti - the female or generative principle; wife of Siva and a benevolent form of Devi
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"Chinnanjiri Kiliye" is widely understood as addressed to Parashakti, manifesting the combined power of Goddesses Lakshmi, Saraswathi and Parvathi, though Shakti itself can also suggest the androgynous energy of Shiva and Parvathi's union.