Marma Vidya: Points of Light. Format: YTT Short Course; Chose four Short Courses to create an Eclectic Weekend Module; Also part of “The Subtle Anatomy. The guiding principle of Ayurveda is disease prevention by harmonizing the body’s rhythm with nature. Marma is a Sanskrit word meaning. Marma Points | Self Massage Marma Points. Essential Oils For Marma Chikitsa (Marma Point Massage) + Infographics – The Ayurveda Experience.

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This furthers conserves Energy and increases Shakti, the inner latent power. Marmas are similar to the acupuncture points of Chinese medicine, but have pointa rich tradition of use in yoga and the marma therapy systems of ayurveda and Kalarippayatu.

The trinity includes vata airpitta fire and kapha earth. The mind is considered the th marma.


Each Marma relates to a specific Vayu or wind, Dosha or constitutional type, Dhatus nature of the tissue involved and Shrotas vehiculing channel. They are vulnerable areas as well as key points to different energetic centers of organic activity.

Rita Chaliha September 23, at Designed by Shiv Code. Marma Vidya is the science of awakenng the marmas for poinnts and healing. It involves manipulating the flow of prana in the body via yoga asana and or pressure on marma points similar to acupressure. Thursday, September 22, marma points cover the human body.

Thirty-two govern the nerves and soft tissues, while sixty-four affect the blood and the many blood vessels. This article presents compiled and generic material: This and the following charts picture the location of the Marmas as devised and developed by the great South Indian sage Agastya and highly recommended by two ancient texts: There are four basic purposes of Marma: It is the highest stage of training within Kalarippayat, the indigenous martial art system of southern India, and almost extinct as a practice.


When this level of control is reached, the Marmas can be closed at will, turning the whole surface of the body into a protective armor. By ;oints, a marma point is a juncture poins the body where two or more types of tissue meet, such as muscles, veins, ligaments, bones or joints. Though they are identicle in structure to the seven great chakras, they are found throughout the 18 rather than on the sushumna nadi psychic ooints of the spine. The points cover both the front and back body, including 22 on the lower extremities, 22 on the arms, 12 on the chest and stomach, 14 on the back, and loints on the head and neck.

Major marma points correspond to the seven chakras, or energy centers of the body, while minor points radiate out along the torso and limbs. The word Marma is derived from the root mrt, which means death. The eight Nadis are:. Yet many parallels can be marmma within the two systems. Posted by Indrani Roy at 6: Once the Chakras are made passive, the prana is no longer dissipated and the change in regime of the Pranic energy that ensues is termed the Shakti. They appear at the intersections of different muscular patterns, joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, arteries, veins, nerves and subtle energy currents.

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A correct activation of the Marmas will enhance all the functions performed by the Nadis above, while an incorrect activation may harm them. Marma is a Sanskrit word meaning hiddenor secret.

The ninety-six peripheral centers are linked to the eight Nadis channels which move the Prana life force through the peripheral areas before feeding back into the central channel. They are the points of light.


The eight Nadis are: During the aging process, factors such as anxiety, lackluster diet, or poor sleep habits cause disharmony among the doshas.

We find vital junctions over the surface of the body.

Lajja Gauri: marma points cover the human body

The Marmas respond to different patterns of muscular use, movement and breathing. Eventually, the stagnation opens the door to physical karma mental discomfort and disease.

Students will find marmas on their own body as well as massage marmas on partners. When we start reading the natural patterns of bodily activity through the lens of the system of the Marmasthe energy pathways are easily rediscovered and the energy flow mastered without injury. The information in the Marmasthana suggests that the appropriate use of the arms and the legs increase the circulation, space and support for the joints.

Marm the practice of the Yogi gradually progresses closer to meditation, the Marmas all over the body are brought under voluntary control. Over the years, doshic imbalances begin to block the movement of free-flowing energy in the body.

The knowledge was applied simultaneously on the battlefield, as well as in medicine and surgery. The marmas are also referred to as the precipitating drops of nectar, or points of prana, found within the subtle, or pranic maarma.

The marma points are where consciousness meets matter; where deep silence resides in the body.