chakra

[ chuhk-ruh ]
/ ˈtʃʌk rə /

noun Yoga.

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cakra

or chak·ra

[ chuhk-ruh ]
/ ˈtʃʌk rə /

noun Yoga.

any of the points of spiritual power located along the body, usually given as six in number. The points are personified by gods and can be released through the proper exercises.

Origin of cakra

< Sanskrit: literally, wheel
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chakra
/ (ˈtʃækrə, ˈtʃʌkrə) /

noun

(in yoga) any of the seven major energy centres in the body

Word Origin for chakra

C19: from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle
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