Shaktya, Śāktya: 6 definitions
Shaktya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
The Sanskrit term Śāktya can be transliterated into English as Saktya or Shaktya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A workshipper of Śakti.
2) Name of Parāśara.
Derivable forms: śāktyaḥ (शाक्त्यः).
See also (synonyms): śākteya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ktyaḥ) A worshipper of the female principle or Sakti. E. śakti the personified energy of a divinity, and yañ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāktya (शाक्त्य).—see śākta.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śāktya (शाक्त्य):—[from śākta] m. a worshipper of the Śakti, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] [patronymic] of Gaura-vīti, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; ???]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of two Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāktya (शाक्त्य):—(ktyaḥ) 1. m. A worshipper of the female principle.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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