By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
Marmas are vital points scattered all through the surface and also inside the body. Each marma is formed by meeting of five structures at a place or point. They are Mamsa – muscle tissue, Sira – veins and arteries, nerves, Snayu – ligaments and tendons, nerves, Asthi – bones, Sandhi – bony joints of the body
Marmas are not only the vital points but are also the points in the body where the life force (prana) resides.
Read – Marma Shaareera: Definition, Composition: Vital Points of The Body
Marma therapy is therapeutic manipulation of marma points of the body through therapies like massage. When these points are massaged, they are either stimulated or soothed depending on the purpose with which they are manipulated. Marmas are energy switches of life force. They are connected to energy…