Jaganmata, aka: Jaganmātā, Jagat-mata; 2 Definition(s)
Jaganmata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
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
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.
Languages of India and abroad
jaganmātā (जगन्माता).—f (S) Mother of the world. See jaga- dambā. 2 fig. A matronlike woman.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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]