any of several points of physical or spiritual energy in the human body according to yoga philosophy.
any of the points in the human body described in yogic philosophy as centers of vital energy, especially one of the seven centers that are aligned with the spinal column.
in Yoga and traditional south Asian medicine, one of the seven centers of energy in the human body.
(in Indian thought) each of the centers of spiritual power in the human body, usually considered seven in number. This energy body contains seven power points known as chakras - spinning energy centers forming a natural mystic ladder up which a Yogi must climb in order to achieve enlightenment.