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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The points were mapped out in detail centuries ago in the Sushruta Samhita, a pointss Ayurvedic text. There are four basic purposes of Marma: Designed by Shiv Code. 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 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.

Marma is a Sanskrit word meaning hiddenor secret. Thirty-two govern the nerves and soft tissues, while sixty-four affect the blood and the many blood vessels. It involves manipulating the flow of prana in the body via yoga asana and or pressure on marma points similar to acupressure. To remember to jump in bodies of water as often as possible.

The Marmas respond to different patterns of muscular use, movement and breathing.

It is the highest stage of training within Kalarippayat, the indigenous martial art system of southern India, and almost extinct as a practice. During the aging process, factors such as anxiety, lackluster diet, or poor sleep habits cause disharmony among the doshas.

The eight Nadis are: The trinity includes vata airpitta fire madma kapha earth. They are vulnerable areas as well as key points to different energetic centers of organic activity. Knowledge of the human body and its vital regions was an important aspect of military science in ancient Vedic times.


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

Posted by Indrani Roy at 6: 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. 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. Traditionally marma points are grouped into 3 categories.


The course will explore the marmas both in theory, as well as in practice. We find vital junctions over the surface of the body. To bridge traditional eastern teachings and modalities to modern day living.

We suggested that the 96 medial life centers are peripheral to the core. This furthers conserves Energy and increases Shakti, the inner latent power. As an example, the Marmas pointw the wrists, ankles, and neck govern the tendons and connective tissue throughout the whole body, and are therefore responsible for overall flexibility.

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: In all, marma points cover the human body. The knowledge was applied simultaneously marmz the battlefield, as well as in medicine and surgery. Yet many parallels can be found within the two systems.

They are the points of light. The marma points are where consciousness meets matter; where deep silence resides in the body. 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. Eventually, the stagnation opens the door to physical and mental discomfort and disease.


Thursday, September 22, marma points cover the human body.

Students will find marmas on their own body as well as massage marmas on partners. To lead individuals to sacred places within themselves and on the planet.

Marmas are 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. Marma Vidya is the science of awakenng the marmas for yoga and healing. The 18 Marmasthani Meditation will be both guided and instructed as a personal practice to activate the 18 marma regions of the body.

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. Rita Chaliha September 23, at Marmas are also referred to as minor chakras. To evoke more mindful ways of living, thinking, and feeling. The mind is considered the th marma. In Ayurveda, marma points are thought to house the three pillars of life, otherwise known as the doshas.

The marmas are also referred to as the precipitating drops of nectar, or points of prana, found within the subtle, or pranic body. A failure to correctly activate these Marmas can easily result in injuries in other joints and tissues. They range in size from one to six inches in diameter.

The word Marma is derived from the root mrt, which means death.