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Ajna

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Ajna is the sixth primary chakra according to the Indian Tantric tradition (Shakta). It is pronounced Aagya.

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Ajna is positioned at the eyebrow region and it has two petals. It is associated with the deity Hakini.

The meaning of the word Ajna is command.

Alternative names

  • Tantra: Ajita-Patra, Ajna, Ajna-Pura, Ajna-Puri, Ajnamhuja, Ajnapankaja, Bhru-Madhya, Bhru-Madhya-Chakra, Bhru-Madhyaga-Padma, Bhru-Mandala, Bhru-Mula, Bhru-Saroruha, Dwidala, Dwidala-Kamala, Dwidalambuja, Dwipatra, Jnana-Padma, Netra-Padma, Netra-Patra, Shiva-Padma, Triweni-Kamala
  • Vedas (late Upanishads): Ajna, Baindawa-Sthana, Bhru Chakra, Bhruyugamadhyabila, Dwidala
  • Puranic: Ajna, Dwidala, Trirasna

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