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Any of the points in the human body described in yogic philosophy as centers of vital energy, especially one of seven such centers that are aligned with the spinal column.

[Sanskrit cakram, wheel, circle; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈtʃækrə; ˈtʃʌkrə)
(Hinduism) (in yoga) any of the seven major energy centres in the body
[C19: from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle]


(ˈtʃʌk rə, ˈtʃɑ krə)

n., pl. -ras.
(in yoga) any of the points located along the body, usu. seven in number, considered as energy centers.
[1880–85; < Skt cakra literally, wheel]


[ˈtʃækrə] Nchakra m


nChakra nt
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