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Aikido terms: Hara (腹) is one's center of mass, located about 2" below the navel. Traditionally this was thought to be the location of the spirit/mind/(source of ki).

Zen: Hara or tanden is the lower dantian dantian. It is the area a few inches below the navel. It is where one focuses awareness in much of zazen practice.