What is a Chakra? A Chakra is a Sanskrit word, translating into “wheels of light”, to represent the 7 focal energy points that run parallel to our spinal column. These major 7 energy points have individual functions that effect numerous parts of our subtle body as well as our state of consciousness, and is the foundation for our Auras. An Aura is a pulsating electromagnetic energy field that surrounds our physical being, and is usually described as a luminous light body or a rainbow-like aura. This “subtle energy” flows through our centered spirals of energy, or Chakras.