Many traditions have long recognized the complex system of subtle energy centers in the human body called Chakras, which is Sanskrit for "wheel" or "circle." Vedic, Taoism, and Buddhism are among these traditions. Practitioners of these traditions have learned to cultivate and open the chakra system with yoga and meditation. Explore the physical and mental health benefits of developing the seven chakras, including chakra balancing, removing blockages, harnessing positive energy, and more. Learn to let go of what ails you.