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Definition of the noun shakti

What does shakti mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. the female or generative principle; wife of Siva and a benevolent form of Devi
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Shakti: Sakti
    • instance of: Hindu deity = a deity worshipped by the Hindus


  1. "Shakti" is a 1982 Bollywood film directed by Ramesh Sippy and starring Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Raakhee, Smita Patil and Amrish Puri with Anil Kapoor in a special appearance. It was written by the famous writing duo Salim-Javed and produced by Mushir-Riaz. Shakti was notable for being the first and only film to feature veteran actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan together on screen. Considered to be one of the greatest films in the history of Indian cinema, it went on to win several Filmfare awards among which were Best Film and Best Actor which was awarded to Dilip Kumar.
  2. "Shakti" is a 2011 Telugu fantasy film directed by Meher Ramesh starring Jr. NTR and Ileana D'Cruz.
  3. "Shakti" a.k.a. "Shakti: The Power" is a 2002 Bollywood film directed by Pasupuleti Krishna Vamsi and starring Karisma Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor and Nana Patekar in the lead roles. Shahrukh Khan in a supporting role, while Aishwarya Rai appears in an Item number. The film is a remake of Telugu film Anthapuram, which was based on the real life story of Betty Mahmoody.
  4. "Shakti" is a 2012 Action Kannada film directed by Anil Kumar and starring Malashri and P. Ravi Shankar in the lead roles. This is Ramu Enterprises 32nd film produced by Ramu. The film released across Karnataka on 6 January 2012.
  5. "shakti" is a film.
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  1. Shakti is a fictional character in the 2011 film The Hunter.
  2. Shakti is a fictional character from the 1990 film Trikon.
  3. Shakti is a fictional character from the 1990 film Dil.
  4. Shakti is a fictional character from the 1981 film Kranti.
  5. Shakti is a fictional character from the 1990 film Jamai Raja.
  6. Shakti is a fictional character from the 2001 film Waves.
  7. Shakti is a fictional character from the 1985 film Karm Yudh.
  8. Shakti is a fictional character from the 2014 film Riyasat.
  9. Shakti is a fictional character from the 2013 film Himmatwala.
  10. Shakti is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Shakti Singh, Shakti Velhu and Shakti Thakur.


  1. Shakti a.k.a. Kunal Shah is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil-language films.
  2. Shakti a.k.a. Shakti Chen is an actress.
  3. Shakti a.k.a. Shakti Shannon is an actress.
  4. Shakti is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Shakti Raj, Shakti Roy, Shiv Shakti, Brian Shakti, Shakti Anand, Shakti Arora, Shakti Kanth, Shakti Kumar, Shakti Kupil and many others.

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Google previewWork, Service and Sacrifice

by Shrii Shrii çnandamœrti

Bhaeravii shakti is a force that emerges in the process of Tantric cosmology. When the triangle of dynamic sentient, mutative and static qualities becomes imbalanced, an explosion in the form of a straight line takes place. From one of the ...

Google previewTantric Yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses (2000)

Spiritual Secrets of Ayurveda by David Frawley

However, Shakti is the power of wisdom and devotion. Shiva is the passivity of the will, which accomplishes all things without itself moving. Whether the male or female are active or passive is thus a matter of different roles and levels, not of any ...

Google previewnomadic sojourns journal, volume 2 (2013)

by Matthew VanMeter, Joshua Amses, Michaela Mullin, Nikole Hanh, Michael Washburn, Seema Shakti, Mary K. Ryan

The Shakti Experience To experience Shakti means to hear the song of the leaves on a breezy summer night, listen to the woodpecker high...

Google previewMilk, Honey and Grapes (2008)

Simple Hinduism Concepts for Everyone by Kiran K. Mehta

Shakti is the power and Lord Shiva holds this power. Just as fire and its burning power or water and its ability to wet go together, one has no existence without the other. Like two sides of a coin, this relationship is commonly used as a metaphor ...

Google previewThe Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Century (2008)

by Douglas Allen

The Sanskrit shakti is the power of the Hindu Goddess and is a necessary attribute that the Goddess shares with...

Google previewDynamic Stillness Part Two (2013)

The Fulfillment of Trika Yoga by Swami Chetanananda

The dynamic aspect is called Shakti, or energy. It is also called spanda.

Google previewA Dictionary of Some Theosophical Terms (1910)

Shakti (Sans., power, energy) — t. Creative or generative power. 2. The female energy of Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, or other deity, personified as the wife of the god . 3. Hideous goddesses propitiated by offerings of wine and flesh. 4. Any power ...

Google previewDictionary of Mysticism (2015)

by Frank Gaynor

Shakti: ASanskrit word, meaning power, strength, might,of feminine gender; in Tantric (see Tantra) literature the female generative power of energy in the universe, worshipped by the religious asthe wife ofsome deity orother, e.g., asDurga, ...

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Small photo of MOSCOW - JUNE 15: Miranda Kerr attends the photo call 'CLEAR, NECHEGO SKRIVAT' during the event of the Clear on JUNE 15, 2015 in Shakti Terrace restaurant, Moscow, RussiaSmall photo of MOSCOW - JUNE 15: Miranda Kerr attends the photo call 'CLEAR, NECHEGO SKRIVAT' during the event of the Clear on JUNE 15, 2015 in Shakti Terrace restaurant, Moscow, RussiaSmall photo of Kartikeya, the second son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati or Shakti. He is an embodiment of perfection, who was created to destroy the demons, representing the negative tendencies in human beings.Small photo of Ganesha statue, the public is open to the people worship. (Shakti Ganapati)Small photo of Shri Adhya Katyani Shakti Peeth Mandir is popularly known as Chhatarpur Temple in New Delhi, IndiaSmall photo of Statue of Shakti in a hindu temple (Grand Basin), in the day with fog ,mystical atmosphere.MauritiusSmall photo of Sri Shakti Temple More...

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What I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly. (Shakti Gawain)
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Scrabble value of S1H4A1K5T1I1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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