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Shaktism | Original Article

Sneh Lata*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Shaktism in which the highest place was accorded to the female principle was the faith of a large number of people all over the continent. The goddess of Shakti was worshipped with different names: most popular was the mother goddess. The origin of Shaktism evolved out of the pre-historic mother goddess cult symbolizing the facts of primitive life.