Jaganmata, aka: Jaganmātā, Jagat-mata; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[Jaganmata in Shaktism glossaries]

Jaganmātā (जगन्माता, “the mother of the world”).—One of the names of the Goddess, Devī, who is regarded as the female principle of the divine; the embodiement of the energies of the Gods.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Śāktism
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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Jaganmata in Marathi glossaries]

jaganmātā (जगन्माता).—f (S) Mother of the world. See jaga- dambā. 2 fig. A matronlike woman.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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