Chakra: 1 definition
Chakra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Ayurveda (science of life)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.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+163): Chakraani, Chakraanika, Chakrabada, Chakrabala, Chakrabaladhi, Chakrabandhasana, Chakrabandhava, Chakrabandhu, Chakrabheda, Chakrabhedini, Chakrabhenda, Chakrabhrama, Chakrabhrami, Chakrabhranti, Chakrabhrit, Chakrachakra, Chakrachara, Chakracharin, Chakrachudamani, Chakradamshtra.
Ends with (+111): Achakra, Adharachakra, Agnichakra, Ahichakra, Aindrachakra, Ajitachakra, Ajnachakra, Akashachakra, Akshachakra, Alatachakra, Amritachakra, Antachakra, Antarachakra, Anuchakra, Arhataghatichakra, Ashmachakra, Ashvachakra, Avaivartikachakra, Balachakra, Bhachakra.
Full-text (+163): Svadhishthana, Anahata, Sahasrara, Cakra, Muladhara, Manipura, Bhoo chakra balli, Sudarshana Chakra, Shambhava, Niranjana, Shukra, Dhaumya, Dhama, Sukshma, Ishvari, Kamavati, Dhumra, Dhvajini, Pindakhya, Pinda.
Search found 66 books and stories containing Chakra, Chakrā, Chākra; (plurals include: Chakras, Chakrās, Chākras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mrityu Ashtak Stotra < [The Divine Strotras]
Prediction Based On Physical Traits Of Women < [Astrology In Garuda Purana]
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 9 - The way of meditating on all dharmas as the nature of the mandala < [A. Resolving the view]
Part 2c.7 - How the noble ones are perfected by full attainment < [B. The gradation of powers of those who meditate into high, middle, and low]
Part 2b - The way of arising of developing and completion < [B. The explanation of meditation practice]
The Garuda Purana (abridged) (by Ernest Wood)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XVIII - Symbolical yoga cult of mudra or chakra diagrams < [The om tat sat]
Chapter xxxvi < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
Chapter XXXI - Prahlada’s faith in vishnu < [Book V - Upasama khanda (upashama khanda)]
Jain Science and Spirituality (by Medhavi Jain)
4.2. Universe in Jain Philosophy < [Chapter 5 - Science in Jainism]
D. H. Lawrence and Yoga < [October – December, 1984]
Reviews < [January 1971]
Asoka Chakra < [March 1950]