chakra definition by Webster's New World
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in certain forms of yoga, any of the body centers, usually seven, that are considered sources of energy for psychic or spiritual power
chakra definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One of the seven centers of spiritual energy in the human body according to yoga philosophy.
Origin: Sanskrit cakram, wheel, circle; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots.