“Chakra means “wheel,” literally “that which revolves.”
In yogic literature it refers to the seven vital centers in the subtle or astral body, the body of life energy underlying the physical body. Their opening allows for the unfoldment of higher states of consciousness leading to the awareness of the Supreme Self.
Yet today, the chakras, like yoga, are defined in physical terms, which obscures their real purpose and function.”
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