any of the points of spiritual power located along the body, usually given as six in number. The points are personified by gods and can be released through the proper exercises.
(in yoga) any of the seven major energy centres in the body
1888 in yoga sense, from Sanskrit cakra “circle, wheel,” from PIE root *kwel- “wheel” (see cycle (n.)).
cakravartin. (in Indian philosophy, politics, etc.) an ideal, universal, enlightened ruler, under whom the world exists in justice and peace.
Chaldaic. Chaldean. Chaldee. Chaldean
chalasia cha·la·sia (kə-lā’zē-ə, -zhə) or cha·la·sis (-lā’sĭs) n. The inhibition and relaxation of a previously sustained contraction of a muscle or synergistic group of muscles, such as the cardiac sphincter.
Zoology. one of the two albuminous twisted cords which fasten an egg yolk to the shell membrane. Botany. the point of an ovule or seed where the integuments are united to the nucellus. noun (pl) -zas, -zae (-ziː) one of a pair of spiral threads of albumen holding the yolk of a bird’s egg in […]