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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Thursday, September 22, marma points cover the human body. Marma is a Sanskrit word meaning hiddenor secret. By definition, a marma point is a juncture on the body where two or more types of tissue meet, such as muscles, veins, ligaments, pointx or joints.

Yet marma points are much more poins a casual connection of tissue and fluids; they are intersections of the vital life force and prana, or breath. The marma points are where consciousness meets matter; where deep silence resides in the body. In Ayurveda, marma points are thought to house the three pillars of life, otherwise known as the doshas. The trinity includes vata airpitta fire and kapha earth.


In all, marma points cover the human body. They range in size from one to six inches in diameter. The points were mapped out in detail centuries ago in the Sushruta Samhita, a classic Ayurvedic text.


Major marma points correspond to the seven chakras, or energy centers of the body, marmaa minor points radiate out along the torso and limbs. 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 37 on the head and neck.

The mind is considered the th marma. Traditionally marma points are grouped into 3 categories. During the aging process, factors such as anxiety, lackluster diet, or poor sleep habits cause disharmony among the doshas.

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Over the years, doshic imbalances begin to block the movement of free-flowing energy in the body. Eventually, the stagnation opens the door to physical and mental discomfort and disease.


There are four basic purposes of Marma: Posted by Indrani Roy at 6: Rita Chaliha September 23, at Newer Post Older Post Home.