chakra

Hindu - A wheel: a sun-symbol: a fiery discus. This wheel, with six or eight spokes, was said to represent the mind of the creator and the passing of time. It was used as a weapon by Vishnu who received it as a gift from Shiva, or by Krishna who had it from Agni. It was also one of the weapons of Durga. In some lore, occasionally called chakra, cakra, cakra, Tibetan k-or-lo or Tibetan k-or-lo.

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