Marma are the vital points on the body. The word Marma comes from Sanskrit origin word ‘mri’ meaning critical point for life. Hence these areas called Marma are critical for our energy flow and enable the body to perform its function normally and efficiently. 107 Marma points are enumerated in the Vedas and special pression massage techniques need to be learned for each Marma point.
During ancient times, knowledge of Marma was known to kings and warriors. It was applied in battle fields to hit and achieve maximum lethal effect on enemies. This science was used both in warfare and surgery. From common ailments to serious neuromuscular diseases, all can be treated by Marma therapy.
There are 5 categories of Marma points:
There are four basic purposes of Marma massage:
Therapy duration: 1 to 7 days
Duration of each massage : 1 hour
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