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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They are vulnerable areas as well as key points to different energetic centers of organic activity. Rita Chaliha September 23, at 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. To lead individuals to sacred places within themselves and on the planet. 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: Ooints knowledge was applied simultaneously on the battlefield, as well as in medicine and surgery.


Eventually, the stagnation opens the door to physical and mental discomfort and disease. This article presents compiled and generic material: 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. We find vital junctions over the surface of the body. 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.


The points were mapped out in detail centuries ago in the Sushruta Samhita, a classic Ayurvedic text. 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.

This program satisfies Yoga Alliance requirements for anatomy and physiology, philosophy, lifestyle and ethics, and elective hours. We suggested that the 96 medial life centers are peripheral to the core.

It involves manipulating the flow of prana in the body via yoga asana and or pressure on marma points similar to acupressure.

In Ayurveda, marma points are thought to house the three pillars of life, otherwise known as the doshas. Traditionally marma points are grouped into 3 categories. Marmas are also referred to as minor chakras. 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. Each Marma relates to a specific Vayu or wind, Dosha or constitutional type, Dhatus nature of the tissue involved and Shrotas vehiculing channel.

It is the highest stage of training within Kalarippayat, the indigenous martial art system of southern India, and almost extinct as a practice. Knowledge of the human body and its vital regions was an important aspect of military science in ancient Vedic times. They appear at the point of different muscular patterns, joints, tendons, msrma, bones, arteries, veins, nerves and subtle energy currents.


The Marmas of the Indian system should not be confused with Chinese acupuncture points.

YTT Short Course | Marma Vidya: Points of Light – Sevanti

They range in size from one to six inches in diameter. The marma points are where consciousness meets matter; where deep silence resides in the body. Over the years, doshic imbalances begin to block the movement of free-flowing energy in the body.

When this level of control marna reached, the Marmas can be closed at will, turning the whole surface of the body into a protective armor.

Newer Post Older Post Home. 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.

Marma Vidya is the science of awakenng the marmas for yoga and healing. To bridge traditional eastern teachings and modalities to modern day living. 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.

The course will explore the marmas both in theory, as well as in practice.

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