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Mahādevī (Devī, Śakti)
(7,269 words)

Hindu texts and traditions recognize the existence of a wide range of discrete, individual goddesses. But many also speak of “the Goddess” as a single, supreme deity who is the source an…

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Pintchman, Tracy, “Mahādevī (Devī, Śakti)”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_BEH_COM_1030050>
First published online: 2018



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