from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of the seven centers of spiritual energy in the human body according to yoga philosophy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the seven centres of spiritual energy in the human body, according to Ayurveda philosophy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A circle; a discus or mystic circle placed in the hands of pictured Hindu gods. Also chackra.
Sanskrit cakram, wheel, circle; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Sanskrit चक्र (cakra) (Wiktionary)