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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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Marmas mmarma similar to the acupuncture points of Chinese medicine, but have a rich tradition of use in yoga and the marma therapy systems of ayurveda and Kalarippayatu.

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To lead individuals to sacred places within themselves and on the planet. They appear at the intersections of different muscular patterns, joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, arteries, veins, nerves and subtle energy currents.

To provide tools for self knowledge. Designed by Shiv Code. The vulnerability linked to the Marmas has been utilized in Kalaripayyatthe Indian martial art dealing with the science poimts striking and reviving, and in Ayurvedic massage.

The twelve vital centers are situated between the center plints the perineal floor Yonisthana and the crown of the head Adhipatiand they include the seven Chakras. It is the highest stage of training within Kalarippayat, the indigenous martial art system of southern India, and almost extinct as a practice.


The 18 Marmasthani Meditation will be both guided and instructed as a personal practice to activate the 18 marma regions of the body.

Eventually, the stagnation opens the door to physical and mental discomfort and disease. When good peripheral activity is achieved, the 8 channels are clear and unobstructed and the energy flows through them unhinged.

Students will find marmas on their own body as well as massage marmas on partners. Yet many parallels can be found within the two systems. To evoke more mindful ways of living, thinking, and feeling.

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: Marmas are also referred to as minor chakras. 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.

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.


To bridge traditional eastern teachings and modalities to modern day living. The mind is considered the th marma. Marma Vidya is the science of awakenng the marmas for yoga and healing. Marma is a Sanskrit word meaning hiddenor secret.

Over the years, doshic imbalances begin to block the movement of free-flowing mar,a in the body. The eight Nadis are:.



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. When the map of the Marmas is memorized and put to work karma the practice of asanasthe practitioner will derive direct benefits to the execution of kriyasbandhaspranayamas and mudras. To remember to jump in bodies of water as often as possible. Thirty-two govern the nerves and soft tissues, while sixty-four affect the blood and the many blood vessels.

In Ayurveda, marma points are thought to house the three pillars of life, otherwise known as the doshas. 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 10 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 The word Marma is derived from the root mrt, which means death.

They are vulnerable areas as well as key points to different energetic centers of organic activity. Rita Chaliha September 23, at The trinity includes vata airpitta fire and kapha earth.