Chakra: 2 definitions


Chakra means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Chakra has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Cakra. It further has the optional forms Chakrā and Chākra.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Chakra in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Pistacia chinensis ssp. Integerrima Pistacia chinensis subsp. integerrima (J.L.Stewart) Rech.f. from the Anacardiaceae (Cashew) family having the following synonyms: Pistacia integerrima, Rhus integerrima. For the possible medicinal usage of chakra, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Chakra is another spelling for चक्र [cakra].—n. 1. Mythol. discuss of lord Vishnu; 2. a potter's wheel; 3. circle; ring; orb; 4. (yoga) different mystical circles in the body like mooladhar, agya, brahmarandhra, etc.; 5. (of a vehicle) wheel; 6. state; sovereignty; realm; 7. spiral lines in the fingers; 8. group; ring; 9. a cycle of years; 10. nerve centre of the subtle body;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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