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