chakra(redirected from Hesychastic centres of prayer)
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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.
(Hinduism) (in yoga) any of the seven major energy centres in the body
[C19: from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle]
chak•ra(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]
chakra[ˈtʃækrə] N → chakra m
n → Chakra nt