The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Shakri (or śaktí) - power, ability, strength, might, energy; also the energy or active power of a deity personified as his wife


śaktiśaktimator yadvad abhedaḥ sarvadā sthitaḥ |
atas taddharmadharmitvāt parā śaktiḥ parātmanaḥ || 18 ||
śaktisaṃgamasaṃkṣubdhaśaktyāveśāvasānikam |
yat sukham brahmatattvasya tat sukhaṃ svākyam ucyate || 69 ||


śakti
śákti [p= 1044,2] [L=210902]
or śaktí f. power , ability , strength , might , effort , energy , capability (śaktyā or ātma-ś° or sva-ś° , " according to ability " ; para śaktyā , " with all one's might " ; vitta-śaktyā , " according to the capability of one's property " ; śaktim a-hāpayitvā , " not relaxing one's efforts , exerting all one's strength ") , faculty , skill , capacity for , power over (gen. loc. dat. , or inf.) RV. &c

S3a1rn3gS.

prabhutva , personal pre-eminence ; mantra , good counsel , and utsāha , energy) Ka1m. (cf. Ragh. iii , 13)

śākta (q.v.) sect of Hindus under various names (sometimes only three , sometimes eight śakti goddesses are enumerated , as follow , indrāī , vaiṣṇavī , śāntā , brahmāī , kaumārī , nārasi , vārāhī , and māheśvarī , but some substitute cāmuṇḍā and caṇḍikā for the third and sixth of these: according to another reckoning there are nine , viz. vaiṣṇavī , brahmāī , raudrī , māheśvarī , nārasi , vārāhī , indrāī , kārttikī , and pradhānā: others reckon fifty different forms of the śakti of viṣṇu besides lak , some of these are kīrtti , kānti , tuṣṭi , puṣṭā , dhti , śānti , kriyā , dayā , medhā &c ; and fifty forms of the śakti of śiva or rudra besides durgā or gaurī , some of whom are guodarī , virajā , śālmalī , lolākī , vartulākī , dīrgha-ghoā , sudīrgha-mukhī , go-mukhī , dīrgha-jihvā , kuṇḍodarī , ardha-keśī , vikta-mukhī , jvālā-mukhī , ulkāmukhī &c ; sarasvatī is also named as a śakti , both of viṣṇu and rudra: according to the vāyu-purāa the female nature of rudra became twofold , one half asita or white , and the other sita or black , each of these again becoming manifold , those of the white or mild nature included lak , sarasvatī , gaurī , umā &c ; those of the dark and fierce nature , durgā , kālī &c ) Ka1v. Katha1s. Pur. (cf. RTL. 181 &c MWB. 216)

śākta sect either actually or symbolically) RTL. 140

nyāya as padasya padā*rthe sambandha i.e. " the relation of a word to the thing designated ") Bha1sha1p. Sa1h.

Gram.) case-power , the idea conveyed by a case (= kāraka) Pa1n2. 2-3 , 7 Sch.

Up. Pan5car.

Ka1vya7d.

RV.

RV. &c (also śaktī g. bahv-ādi)

MW.

» ratha-ś°)
1044,3] [L=210928]
partic. configuration of stars and planets (when the latter are situated in the 7th , 8th , 9th , and 10th astrological house) , VarBr2S.
śaktí [L=210929]
N. of a muni or sage (the eldest of vasiṣṭha's hundred sons ; accord. to VP. he was father of parāśara , and was devoured by king kalmāa-pāda , when changed to a man-eating rākasa , in consequence of a curse pronounced upon him by the sage ; he is represented as having overcome viśvāmitra at the sacrifice of king saudāsa ; he is regarded as the author of RV. vii , 32 , 26 ; ix , 97 , 19-21 ; 108 , 3 ; 14-16 ; śakti is also identified with one of the vyāsas , and with avalokite*śvara , and has elsewhere the patr. jātūkara and kti) Pravar. MBh. &c




(H2) śákti
[L=210903]effectiveness or efficacy (of a remedy)
[L=210904]regal power (consisting of three parts ,
[L=210905]the energy or active power of a deity personified as his wife and worshipped by the
[L=210906]the female organ (as worshipped by the
[L=210907]the power or signification of a word (defined in the
[L=210908](in
[L=210909]the power or force or most effective word of a sacred text or magic formula
[L=210910]the creative power or imagination (of a poet)
[L=210911]help , aid , assistance , gift , bestowal
[L=210912]a spear , lance , pike , dart
[L=210913]a sword
[L=210914](prob.) a flag-staff (
[p= a
(H2B) m.

śākta

śākta [p= 1062,2] [L=214867]
(fr. śakti) relating to power or energy , relating to the śakti or divine energy under its female personification Sarvad.
śākta [L=214868]
a worshipper of that energy (especially as identified with durgā , wife of śiva ; the śāktas form one of the principal sects of the Hindus , their tenets being contained in the tantras and the ritual enjoined being of two kinds , the impurer called vāmā*cāra q.v. , and the purer dakiā*cāra q.v.) RTL. 185 &c
śāktá [L=214869]
a teacher , preceptor RV. vii , 103 , 5
śāktá [L=214870]
patr. of parāśara MBh. (C. śāktra)
śākta [L=214871]
N. of a sāman (prob. = śāktya q.v.)

(H1) 

mfn.
(H1B) m.
(H1) m.
(H1) m.
(H1B) n.


śivaśakti

śivá--śakti [p= 1075,2] [L=217818]
(du.) śiva and his female energy Cat.

śiva MW.
śivá--śakti [L=217820]
N. of a man Ra1jat.

(H3) 

f.
[L=217819](sg.) attachment or devotion to
(H3B) m.





śivaśaktimaya

śivá--śakti---maya [L=217822]
(ī)n. produced by śiva and his energy Cat.

(H4) 

mf



śivā

śivā́ [p= 1074,2] [L=217530]
śiva's wife (also śivī) » śivā below
śivā [p= 1075,3] [L=217932]
the energy of śiva personified as his wife (known as durgā , pārvatī &c ) Inscr. Ka1v. Katha1s. Pur.

= mukti) Pur.
1076,1] [L=217934]
N. of a jackal (generally regarded as an animal of bad omen) Gr2S. Baudh. MBh. &c

of various plants (accord. to L. " Prosopis Spicigera or Mimosa Suma ; Terminalia Chebula or Citrina , Emblica Offcinalis ; Jasminum Auriculatum ; turmeric ; dūrvā grass &c ")

longum L.

= °go-rocanā) L.

L.

partic. śruti Sam2gi1t.

of the wife of anila MBh.

agiras ib.

ib.

nemi (the 22nd arhat of the present avasarpiī) L.

rudra-bhaṭṭa Cat.

MBh. Hariv. (In the following comp. not always , distinguishable from śiva m. or n.)

(H1B) 

f.
(H2) f.
[L=217933]final emancipation (
[p= a euphemistic
[L=217935]N.
[L=217936]the root of Piper
[L=217937]a kind of yellow pigment (
[L=217938]a kind of metre
[L=217939](in music) a
[L=217940]N.
[L=217941]of the wife of
[L=217942]of a Brahman woman
[L=217943]of the mother of
[L=217944]of the mother of
[L=217945]of a river



śaktitas
(H3) śákti--tas [L=210947]
ind. in consequence or by reason of power or strength Kap. Sa1m2khyak.
[L=210947.1]
according to power , to the best of one's ability Mn. MBh. &c
 śaktitā
(H3) śákti--tā [L=210948]
f. (ifc.) power , capacity , faculty BhP.
 śaktitraya
(H3) śákti--traya [L=210949]
n. the three constituents of regal power (» col.2) ib.
 śaktiprakara
(H3) śákti--prakara [L=210973]
mfn. possessing superior capacity or power MW.
 śaktibht
(H3) śákti--bht [L=210977]
mfn. bearing power , powerful , VarBr2S.
[L=210978]
" spear-holder " , N. of skanda L.
[L=210979]
a spearman W.
 śaktibheda
(H3) śákti--bheda [L=210980]
m. difference of power MW.
[L=210981]
a special capacity ib.
 śaktimattva
(H4) śákti--mat---tva [L=210989]
n. power , might Ragh.
 śaktivaikalya
(H3) śákti--vaikalya [p= 1045,1] [L=211009]
n. deficiency of power or strength , incapacity , debility W.
 śaktivaibhavika
(H3) śákti--vaibhavika [L=211010]
mfn. endowed with power and efficacy Ma1rkP.
 śaktyapeka
(H3) śakty--ape* ka [L=211028]
mfn. having regard or reference to ability , according to power or capacity MW.
 śakman
(H2) śákman [L=211034]
n. power , strength , capacity RV.
[L=211035]
energy , action ib.
(H2B) śákman [L=211036]
m. N. of indra L.
(H1) śakman [p= 1047,1] [L=211421]
śakya,śakra &c » [p= 1045,1].