Definition of Chakra

1. Noun. (context: Ayurveda) Any of the seven centres of spiritual energy in the human body, according to Ayurveda philosophy. ¹



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Definition of Chakra

1. a body center in yoga [n -S]

Chakra Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chakra

chairwork
chais
chaise
chaise longue
chaise longues
chaise lounge
chaises
chaises longues
chaitya
chaityas
chaiwallah
chaiwallahs
chaja
chakacha
chakalaka
chakra (current term)
chakram
chakrams
chakras
chal
chalah
chalahs
chalan
chalaned
chalaning
chalans
chalasia
chalastic
chalaza
chalazae

Literary usage of Chakra

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1. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Master Subramuniya (2003)
"See Ajna chakra; Anahata chakra, Cranial chakras; Manipura chakra Muladhara chakra ... chakra. See also chakras below muladhara, Evolution of soul, ..."

2. The Buddhist Praying-wheel: A Collection of Material Bearing Upon the by William Simpson (1896)
"That is in the discus or chakra of Vishnu. The question as to how the wheel, ... The chakra in this case does not appear, either in the description of it or ..."

3. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1867)
"Then he took his quoit- shaped chakra, and whirled it at different objects without missing one. Lastly, he armed himself with the noose, and threw it about ..."

4. Merging with Śiva: Hinduism's Contemporary Metaphysics = Śiva Sāyujy by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Subramuniya, Master Subramuniya (2002)
"This is the vĂ­tala chakra, translated as "the region of the lost," "realm of division or ... The upliftment to follow anger is to enter the chakra of fear, ..."

5. The Sun and the Serpent: A Contribution to the History of Serpent-worship by Charles Frederick Oldham (1905)
"It had, no doubt, the same signification as the discus or chakra, ... As in Babylonia, so too in India, the wheel or chakra represented the Sun. ..."

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