Sahasrara

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Sahasrara (सहस्रार, IAST:, "thousand-petaled") or crown chakra is generally considered the seventh primary chakra, according to most tantric yoga traditions.wikipedia
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Ajna

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Rising from Ajna, we have the Manas chakra on the forehead, which is closely associated with Ajna.
Ajna is described as a transparent lotus flower with two white petals, said to represent the nadis (psychic channels) Ida and Pingala, which meet the central Sushumna nadi before rising to the crown chakra, Sahasrara.

Chakra

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Sahasrara (सहस्रार, IAST:, "thousand-petaled") or crown chakra is generally considered the seventh primary chakra, according to most tantric yoga traditions.

Bindu (symbol)

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Above Manas there are Bindu Visarga at the back of the head; Mahanada; Nirvana, which is located on the crown; Guru; and the Sahasrara proper, located above the crown.
In yoga, the union of these two parts results in the ascension of kundalini to the sahasrara.

Kundalini

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When a yogi is able to raise his/her kundalini (energy of consciousness) up to this point, the state of Nirvikalpa Samādhi is experienced.
The progress of Kundalini through the different chakras is believed to achieve different levels of awakening and a mystical experience, until Kundalini finally reaches the top of the head, Sahasrara or crown chakra, producing an extremely profound transformation of consciousness.

Nadi (yoga)

nadisnadisushumna
It marks the end of the sushumna central channel.
Sushumna connects the base chakra to the crown chakra.

Prana

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This nectar falls down into the digestive fire (samana) where it is burnt up.
The Vinashikhatantra (140-146) explains the most common model, namely that the three most important nadis are the Ida on the left, the Pingala on the right, and the Sushumna in the centre connecting the base chakra to the crown chakra, enabling prana to flow throughout the subtle body.

Vritti

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In other descriptions, it is located on the forehead - white, with 16 petals - corresponding to the vrittis of mercy, gentleness, patience, non-attachment, control, excellent-qualities, joyous mood, deep spiritual love, humility, reflection, restfulness, seriousness, effort, controlled emotion, magnanimity and concentration.

Keter

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In the West, it has been noted by many (such as Charles Ponce in his book Kabbalah.) that Sahasrara expresses a similar archetypal idea to that of Kether, in the Kabbalistic Tree of Life, which rests at the head of the tree, and represents pure consciousness and union with God.
As pure formless consciousness, it is often compared with the Sahasrara chakra, which resides above the crown of the head, in Indian Shakta Tantra.

Phowa

pho baejection of consciousnesspassing of consciousness
It is very important in the Tantric practice of Phowa, or consciousness transference.
Some lineages of phowa include a rite of incision, or opening of the sahasrara at the cranial zenith, to assist with transferral.

International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration

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Sahasrara (सहस्रार, IAST:, "thousand-petaled") or crown chakra is generally considered the seventh primary chakra, according to most tantric yoga traditions.

Tantra

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Sahasrara (सहस्रार, IAST:, "thousand-petaled") or crown chakra is generally considered the seventh primary chakra, according to most tantric yoga traditions.

Fruit anatomy

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The pericarp is golden and within it a circular moon region is inscribed with a luminous triangle, which can be either upward- or downward-pointing.

Manas (early Buddhism)

ManasManoMind
Rising from Ajna, we have the Manas chakra on the forehead, which is closely associated with Ajna.

Brahmin

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The Bindu Visarga is located at the back of the head, in a place where many Brahmins keep a tuft of hair.

Yogi

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This is the white bindu, with which yogis try to unite the red bindu below.

Amrita

AmritAmrtaamṛta
It is often described as the source of the divine nectar, or amrita, though this is sometimes said to come from either ajña chakra or lalita chakra.

Dhāraṇā

dharanaconcentrationdharana'' (concentration)
It is responsible for different levels of concentration: dharana, dhyana and savikalpa samadhi.

Dhyana in Hinduism

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It is responsible for different levels of concentration: dharana, dhyana and savikalpa samadhi.

Savikalpa

savikalpa samadhisavikalpa samādhi
It is responsible for different levels of concentration: dharana, dhyana and savikalpa samadhi.

Samadhi

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It is responsible for different levels of concentration: dharana, dhyana and savikalpa samadhi.

Vajrayana

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This position is considered very important in Tibetan tantric practice of deity yoga, where the guru or deity is often visualized as above the crown, bestowing blessings below (for example in the Vajrasattva purification meditation).

Deity yoga

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This position is considered very important in Tibetan tantric practice of deity yoga, where the guru or deity is often visualized as above the crown, bestowing blessings below (for example in the Vajrasattva purification meditation).

Vajrasattva

Dorje Sempa100 syllable mantraBuddha Vajrasattva
This position is considered very important in Tibetan tantric practice of deity yoga, where the guru or deity is often visualized as above the crown, bestowing blessings below (for example in the Vajrasattva purification meditation).

Vitarka-vicāra

vitakkavicāraSavitarka
Ama-Kala is the experience of samprajnata samadhi.

Nirvikalpa

Nirvikalpa SamadhiNirvikalpa Samādhivikalpa
When a yogi is able to raise his/her kundalini (energy of consciousness) up to this point, the state of Nirvikalpa Samādhi is experienced.