Shakti as we use it .
Shakti is the name of An Indian Goddess of Energy and creation, Shakti is often used as a term for any spiritual energy frequency that can be called in and "run" or used /received for some spiritual purpose. They are found in spiritual traditions world wide and functions usually presented in other forms can also be transmitted as shakti .There are an almost infinite variety of shakti. The healing energy that people feel from crystals etc. could be classed in some cases as shakti. The term is often used only for healing /spiritual energies with "intelligence' rather than for any general vibration. frequency . in other words its not just an ambient vibration and does not apply to all sensed energy but only to healing or spiritually effective frequencies of energy
The ability to work with shakti is traditionally the result of many years of study, practice and experience of spiritual and esoteric matters .These abilities can be received by an attunement or transmission to the aura from a person who is able to transmit / facilitate attunements for a particular energy work system it can also be received directly from spirit or through osmosis by spending time with people or information who are well skilled in this work . and some seem to be reawakening of past life skills.
You activate or run a shakti you have received an attunement for by by intending to do so. mentally ask / intend to run it and allow it to flow . Information about how specific shakti are used is normally explained in material provided in regard to specific attunements and systems.
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