Jaganmata, Jaganmātā, Jagat-mata: 2 definitions
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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism
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.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
jaganmātā (जगन्माता).—f (S) Mother of the world. See jaga- dambā. 2 fig. A matronlike woman.
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 14 - The birth of Satī and her childish sports < [Section 2.2 - Rudra-saṃhitā (2): Satī-khaṇḍa]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter V - The Tantras and Religion of the Śāktas < [Section 1 - Introductory]