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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Lajja Gauri: marma points cover the human body

pointa The twelve vital centers are situated between the center of the perineal floor Yonisthana and the 1008 of the head Adhipatiand they include the seven Chakras. 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. 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.

The eight Nadis are:. By definition, a marma point is a juncture on the body where two or more types of tissue meet, such as muscles, veins, ligaments, bones or joints. In a similar vein to the Nadisthe subtle energy channels to be found within the body, of the marmas, 12 are said to be of vital importance, while the remaining 96 have a supporting function in relation to the We find vital junctions over the surface of the body. To bridge traditional eastern teachings and modalities to modern day living.

Posted by Indrani Roy at 6: The trinity includes vata airpitta fire and kapha earth. This furthers conserves Energy and increases Shakti, the inner latent power. During the aging process, factors such as anxiety, lackluster diet, or poor sleep habits cause disharmony among the doshas. Major marma points correspond to the seven chakras, or energy centers of the body, while minor points radiate out along the torso and limbs.


A failure to correctly activate these Marmas can easily result in injuries in other joints and tissues.

When good peripheral activity is achieved, the 8 channels are clear and unobstructed and the energy flows through them unhinged. Marmas are also referred to as minor chakras. When the map of the Marmas is memorized and put to work in the practice of asanasthe practitioner will derive direct benefits to the execution of kriyasbandhaspranayamas and mudras. They are vulnerable areas as well as key points to different energetic centers of organic activity.

The knowledge was applied simultaneously on the battlefield, as well as in medicine and surgery. The vulnerability linked to the Marmas has been utilized in Kalaripayyatthe Indian martial art dealing with the science of striking and reviving, and in Ayurvedic massage. To provide tools for self knowledge. The eight Nadis are: Yet marma points are much more than a casual connection of tissue and fluids; they are intersections of the vital life force and prana, or breath.

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. 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 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.

Knowledge of the human body and its vital regions was an important aspect of military science in ancient Vedic times. The marma points are where consciousness meets matter; where deep silence resides in the body. It is the highest stage of training within Kalarippayat, the indigenous martial art system of southern India, and almost extinct as a practice.

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Designed by Shiv Code. They appear at the intersections of different muscular patterns, joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, arteries, veins, nerves and subtle energy currents. In return, the pranic force eventually pierces through the 7 chakras subtle inner energy centersneutralizing their active vortexes.

There are four basic purposes of Marma: A correct activation of the Marmas will enhance all the functions performed by the Nadis above, while an incorrect activation may harm them.

The 18 Marmasthani Meditation will be both guided and instructed as a personal practice to activate the 18 marma regions of the body. Newer Post Older Post Home. Though they are identicle in structure to the seven great chakras, they are found throughout the body rather than on the sushumna nadi psychic channel of the spine.

The course will explore the marmas both in theory, as well as in practice. Rita Chaliha September 23, at To remember to jump in bodies of water as often as possible.


To lead individuals to sacred places within themselves and on the planet. The marmas are also referred to as the precipitating drops of nectar, or points of prana, found within the subtle, or pranic ponits.

Eventually, the stagnation opens the door poinnts physical and mental discomfort and disease. Yet many parallels can be found within the two systems. The points were mapped out in detail centuries ago in the Sushruta Samhita, a classic Ayurvedic text.