What Are Chakras?

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The direct translation of Chakras is Wheel. And they're energy centers in your body. The way that I tend to look at it is comparing it to the way that nervous system is organized. Different parts of your spine, your spinal column is kind of the relay system for all of your nerves. You have bundles of nerves that go out to different parts of the body, and they're stacked one upon the other.

The Chakra system is kind of the energetic equivalent of that, so the nerves are not just sending electrical information to the body, they are also sending energetic information to the body.