- the CULT of SAKTI where female deities become the focus of popular PIETY.
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Saktism — variant of Shaktism … New Collegiate Dictionary
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Saktism — noun 1. a Hindu sect worshiping Shakti • Syn: ↑Shaktism • Derivationally related forms: ↑Shaktist, ↑Shaktist (for: ↑Shaktism) • Hypernyms: ↑sect, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
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Shaktist — noun worshipper of Shakti • Derivationally related forms: ↑Saktism, ↑Shaktism • Hypernyms: ↑Hindu, ↑Hindoo • Member Holonyms: ↑Shaktism, ↑Saktism … Useful english dictionary
Shaktism — also Saktism noun Date: 1877 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 … New Collegiate Dictionary