shuhk-tee ]

    Literally power Divine consort of Shiva. The Creation is envisioned as a play of Shiva and Shakti, which symbolizes the duality of existence, or the Yin and Yang.

    Lit. power, energy. The active aspect of emptiness.

    Shi-va is ‘that which is not’ and Shakti is ‘that which is.’ They are two aspects of the same reality.

    – Sadhguru

    In this culture, we say Shiva without Shakti is like a shava, a corpse. Without Shakti or energy, there would be no existence.

    – Sadhguru

    ▵ Shiva and Shakti: How the 54 Shakti Sthalas Were Born (Isha)

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