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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Scripts शक्ति (Sanskrit, Hindi)

Meaning & History

Means "power" in Sanskrit. In Hinduism a shakti is the female counterpart of a god. The name Shakti is used in particular to refer to the female counterpart of Shiva, also known as Parvati among many other names.