Chakras, as a theory, occur in Tantric and yogic traditions of both Buddhism and Hinduism. The name Chakra is derived from the word ‘Wheel’. Chakra is also referred to wheel-like vortices. Chakras are a source of energy that permeates from a point on the physical body. The vortices are considered the focal points for the reception and transmission of energies. There are 7 chakras in total. However there are several chakras on a human body.
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Chakras is basically a Hindu concept. Chakras are currents that spill from the body that is powered by various sources of energy.