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She is an aspect of the Divine Mother (Śakti or Pārvatī).
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Each of the six cakras or psychic centres in the human body (See CAKRAS.) is associated with a Śakti as the presiding deity. The Sakti of the viśuddhacakra is called Śākini, the Śiva aspect being Sadāśiva.
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She wears yellow garments and has four hands in which she carries bow, arrow, noose and goad.
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
Sākini
 
Sākini
 
She is an aspect of the Divine Mother (Śakti or Pārvati).
 
She is an aspect of the Divine Mother (Śakti or Pārvati).
 
Each of the six cakras or psychic centres in the human body (See CAKRAS.) is associated with a Sakti as the presiding deity. The Sakti of the viśuddhacakra is called Śākini, the Śiva aspect being Sadāśiva.
 
Each of the six cakras or psychic centres in the human body (See CAKRAS.) is associated with a Sakti as the presiding deity. The Sakti of the viśuddhacakra is called Śākini, the Śiva aspect being Sadāśiva.
 
She wears yellow garments and has four hands in which she carries bow, arrow, noose and goad.
 
She wears yellow garments and has four hands in which she carries bow, arrow, noose and goad.

Revision as of 05:11, 15 November 2014

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sakini, SAkini, Saakini


Sākini

She is an aspect of the Divine Mother (Śakti or Pārvatī).

Each of the six cakras or psychic centres in the human body (See CAKRAS.) is associated with a Śakti as the presiding deity. The Sakti of the viśuddhacakra is called Śākini, the Śiva aspect being Sadāśiva.

She wears yellow garments and has four hands in which she carries bow, arrow, noose and goad.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

Sākini She is an aspect of the Divine Mother (Śakti or Pārvati). Each of the six cakras or psychic centres in the human body (See CAKRAS.) is associated with a Sakti as the presiding deity. The Sakti of the viśuddhacakra is called Śākini, the Śiva aspect being Sadāśiva. She wears yellow garments and has four hands in which she carries bow, arrow, noose and goad.