Shanti, Santhi or Shanthi (from Sanskrit शान्तिः śāntiḥ; √ शम śam: ‘be calm’) means peace, rest, calmness, tranquility, or bliss.
The poet T. S. Eliot, in his poem The Waste Land (where he spelled it Shantih) translated it as "The Peace which passeth understanding"
- Inner peace, refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress
- Ksanti, one of the paramitas of Buddhism
- Shanti Devi (1926–1987), Indian woman at the center of a case of supposed reincarnation
- Shanti Roney (born 1970), Swedish actor
- Shanti Snyder (born 1981), Japanese/English lyricist, singer, songwriter, and music TV host
- Oliver Shanti (born 1948), New Age musician
- Shanti Wintergate, musician/actress/writer
- Shanthi Krishna, Tamil and Malayalam movie actress
- Shanthi Lekha or Rita Irene Quyn (1929–2009), Sri Lankan actress
- Santhi Soundarajan or Santhi Soundararajan (born 1981), Indian athlete
In the media
- Shanti Project, a group providing support and guidance for people with life-threatening illnesses
- Shanthi Nagar or Shanthi Nagar Colony, one of the major and oldest colonies of Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh
- Shanthi Sena or 'Sarvodaya Shanthi Sena Sandasaya' (Peace Brigade), a country wide Sri Lankan youth force
- Shanti Mantra, as used in the final line of T.S. Eliot's poem "The Waste Land"
- Shanti Stupa, is a Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir
- Shanthi (elephant), famous musician elephant at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.
- SHANTI or the Sciences, Humanities and the Arts Network of Technological Initiatives centred at the University of Virginia