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Adi Shakti – Hindu Goddess Adi Shakti

There are many who wants to know who is Adi Shakti or which is the Goddess Adi Shakti in Hinduism. Adi Shakti is the Mother Goddess who gives birth, nurtures, sustains and finally transforms all animate and inanimate in the universe. In nutshell, She is the energy that is manifest in everything. She is popularly referred as Goddess Shakti and she takes numerous forms to uphold dharma and protect Her devotees.

Some of the most popular of her manifestations are Goddess Sati, Parvati, Durga and Kali. Adi Shakti is known by numerous names and all her incarnations are for restoring Dharma.

There are also schools of thought that suggest that Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati are manifestations of Adi Shakti.

Another school of thought suggests that all women are incarnation of Adi Shakti.