Shakti

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Shakti (Devanagari: शक्ति, IAST: Śakti; lit. "power, ability, strength, effort, energy, capability" ) is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe in Hinduism, and especially the major tradition of Hinduism, Shaktism.wikipedia
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Adi Parashakti

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As a mother, she is known as "Adi Shakti" or "Adi Parashakti".
She is also popularly referred to as "Parama Shakti", "Adi Shakti", "Maha Shakti", "Mahadevi", "Mahagauri, "MahaSaraswati, "Mahalakshmi", "Mahakali" Satyam Shakti or even simply as "Shakti".

Kundalini

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Shakti is cosmic existence as well as liberation, its most significant form being the Kundalini Shakti, a mysterious psychospiritual force.
Kundalini (Sanskrit: कुण्डलिनी,, "coiled snake"), in Hinduism is a form of divine energy (or shakti) believed to be located at the base of the spine (muladhara).

Parvati

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Shakti embodies the active feminine energy of Shiva and is synonymously identified with Tripura Sundari or Parvati. Some examples of Shakti incarnations are Mahalakshmi, Kamakshi, Parvati, Lalita, Bhuvaneshwari, Durga, Meenakshi, Mariamman, Yellamma, Poleramma, and Perantalamma.
She is the divine energy between a man and a woman, like the energy of Shiva and Shakti.

Tripura Sundari

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Shakti embodies the active feminine energy of Shiva and is synonymously identified with Tripura Sundari or Parvati.
The Tripura Upanishad places her as the ultimate Shakti (energy, power) of the universe.

Varahi

BarahiCosmic BoarDandinatha
Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
With the head of a sow, Varahi is the shakti (feminine energy) of Varaha, the boar avatar of the god Vishnu.

Brahmani

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Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
She is a form of Gayatri and is considered as the Shakti of the creator god Brahma in Hinduism.

Hinduism

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Shakti (Devanagari: शक्ति, IAST: Śakti; lit. "power, ability, strength, effort, energy, capability" ) is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe in Hinduism, and especially the major tradition of Hinduism, Shaktism.
They worship the Supreme Being variously as Vishnu, Brahma, Shiva, or Shakti, depending upon the sect.

Matrikas

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Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
They are associated with these gods as their spouses or their energies (Shaktis).

Bhuvaneshvari

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Some examples of Shakti incarnations are Mahalakshmi, Kamakshi, Parvati, Lalita, Bhuvaneshwari, Durga, Meenakshi, Mariamman, Yellamma, Poleramma, and Perantalamma.
She is also known as Adi Parashakti or Parvati, i.e. one of the earliest forms of Shakti.

Vaishnavi (Matrika goddess)

VaishnaviBaishnabiVaishnavi (deity)
Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
She is the feminine form and is considered as the shakti of Vishnu.

Vishnu

Lord VishnuViṣṇuVisnu
Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
For example, the female form (or Shakti) of Vishnu is Vaishnavi, of the man-lion avatar Narasimha it is Narasimhi, of the tortoise avatar Kurma it is Kumari, and of the boar avatar Varaha it is Varahi.

Chamunda

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Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
While other Matrikas are considered as Shaktis (powers) of male divinities and resemble them in their appearance, Chamunda is the only Matrika who is a Shakti of the great Goddess Devi rather than a male god.

Goddess

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Shakti is the concept or personification of divine feminine creative power, sometimes referred to as "The Great Divine Mother" in Hinduism.
Hinduism is a complex of various belief systems that sees many gods and goddesses as being representative of and/or emanative from a single source, Brahman, understood either as a formless, infinite, impersonal monad in the Advaita tradition or as a dual god in the form of Lakshmi-Vishnu, Radha-Krishna, Shiva-Shakti in Dvaita traditions.

Shachi

IndraniSachiAindri
Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively). David Kinsley mentions the "shakti" of Lord Indra's as Sachi (Indrani), meaning power.
She has a significance in Vedic literature in developing the idea of Shakti which denotes power, the feminine personified might.

Shakti Peetha

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Lord Brahma performed a yajna (Vedic ritual of fire sacrifice) to please Shakti and Shiva.

Varaha

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Indrani is part of a group of seven or eight mother goddesses called the Matrikas (Brahmani, Vaishnavi, Maheshvari, Indrani, Kumari, Varahi and Chamundi or Narasimhi), who are considered shaktis of major Hindu gods (Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Indra, Skanda, Varaha/Yama and Narasimha respectively).
Varaha's shakti (energy or consort) is the Matrika (mother goddess) Varahi, who is depicted with a boar head like the god.

Devi

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This is especially prevalent in the Shakta denomination within Hinduism, which worships the Goddess Devi in all her manifestations.
The Devi-inspired philosophy is propounded in many Hindu texts, such as the Devi Upanishad, which states that Shakti is essentially Brahman (ultimate metaphysical Reality), from her arise Prakṛti (matter) and Purusha (consciousness), she is bliss and non-bliss, the Vedas and what is different from it, the born and the unborn, and all of the universe.

Katyayani

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Katyayani is the sixth form amongst Navadurga or the nine forms of Hindu goddess Durga (Shakti), worshipped during the Navratri celebrations.

Bhadrakali

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She is one of the fierce forms of the Great Goddess Shakti or Adi Parashakti (also called Durga, Devi, Mahadevi, or Mahamaya) mentioned in the Devi Mahatmyam.

Mariamman

AmmanMariammaMariyamman
Some examples of Shakti incarnations are Mahalakshmi, Kamakshi, Parvati, Lalita, Bhuvaneshwari, Durga, Meenakshi, Mariamman, Yellamma, Poleramma, and Perantalamma.
The song narrates the power of Shakti as Samayapuram Amman and equates the Peruvalai River with Punya Theertham, as do the people in that area.

Taratarini Temple

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Taratarini Temple on the Kumari hills at the bank of the River Rushikulya near Brahmapur city in Ganjam District, Odisha, India is worshiped as the Breast Shrine (Sthana Peetha) and manifestations of Adi Shakti.

Kali

Goddess KaliKālīKaali
She is the most powerful form of Shakti, and the goddess of one of the four subcategories of the Kulamārga, a category of tantric Saivism.

Kalighat

Dakshina KalikaKalighat Temple
The Shakti here is known as Dakshina Kalika, while the Bhairava is Nakulesh.

Guhyeshwari Temple

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This temple is dedicated to Guhyeshwari or Adi Shakti.

Mahur, Maharashtra

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In Devi Gita the final and most important chapter of the text, it is mentioned as one the important places of Shakti worship: