By Stefan Mager
The Sanskrit word “chakra” means “wheel” or “disc” or “wheel of light” referring to energy points or nodes in the “subtle body”. The chakras appear as wheel-like vortices of pure energy. They spin at great speed and in a deeply spiritual person they may become spheres of radiant light energy. Each chakra has its own purpose, association and connection, representing different levels of consciousness.
This guide provides an extensive overview and reference point.