Here, we discuss 29 marma points for pain relief. Rubbing the marma, applying pressure, oil massage, herbal paste application, and fomentation may be used according to the diseased condition. Stimulation of marma can produce analgesia by secreting a number of prostaglandin inhibitors, endorphins, interferon and other opioid-like substances which are a hundred times more potent than opium. He stressed the importance of the knowledge of marma in surgical practice.

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Table of Contents and Chapters 3 and 13 partial Reviews More Info About the Authors "An excellent and invaluable resource for acupuncturists to enhance their clinical knowledge of acupoints. The authors offer an insightful comparison between Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine and how both systems have a similar approach to heal body, mind and spirit through treatment of these energy points. There is a lot of information here, enough to keep you learning for years.

These two systems, each complete in itself, have been cross-fertilizing for millennia, and will continue to do so for generations to come. Robert E. Svoboda, B. One of the topics the authors write about is based on their personal knowledge of traditional yoga postures. But they also offer insight into the ancient practice of Indian pressure points, or marma, which are stimulated in the body during yoga poses.

What is unique is how the authors connect the two practices. Following their suggestions can contribute to your deeper understanding of your body and to enhanced health. Recommended for yoga teachers and students alike. Developed in India centuries ago, these energy points profoundly affect the body, mind and spirit and facilitate the deepest levels of healing. Prana is the current of energy that infuses every cell within the body. Stimulating marmani energy points directly taps into this reservoir of energy and promotes health.

This work is the first of its kind to systematically present all marmani according to their individual energetics and to compare them with the Chinese system of acupuncture points.

Detailed commentaries for each marma shed light on their diagnostic and therapeutic scope. Marma therapy integrates vital knowledge of the energy points with specific techniques of Ayurvedic massage, detoxification, acupressure, aromatherapy, yoga practices, meditation and more. This book is a valuable resource for Ayurvedic practitioners and acupuncturists as well as medical doctors, massage therapists and yoga therapists. Beginning in , he has traveled throughout the United States sharing his knowledge of Ayurveda.

In he came to Albuquerque as Director, principal instructor and founder of The Ayurvedic Institute. The author of numerous books, Vasant Lad is respected throughout the world for his knowledge of Ayurveda. Vasant Lad has written 12 books on Ayurveda as well as hundreds of articles and other writings.

With over , copies of his books in print in the US, his work has been translated into more than 20 languages. She completed her three year clinical training in acupuncture at the Southwest College of Acupuncture in Albuquerque, New Mexico, graduating in with a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine degree.

To deepen her studies in yoga, she trained at the Vivekananda Yoga Kendra in Bangalore, India and is a certified relax and renew instructor. Anisha is enthusiastic about teaching workshops on marma therapy for acupuncturists, Ayurvedic practitioners, yoga teachers and massage therapists around the country. Please visit her website at www.


Marma Points of Ayurveda

The Energy Pathways for Healing Body, Mind and Consciousness with a Comparison to Traditional Chinese Medicine einmalige Lieferung als Abo Lieferintervall Known from ancient Vedic times, marma points are like doors or pathways into the inner pharmacy of the body; stimulating these inner pathways entices the body to produce exactly what it needs, including hormones and neuro-chemicals, to heal body, mind and consciousness. This is the first book of its kind to systematically present all marmani energy points according to their individual energetics and to compare them with the Chinese system of acupuncture points The publisher: In ancient Vedic times, marma points were called bindu — a dot, secret dot or mystic point. Like a door or pathway, activating a marma point opens into the inner pharmacy of the body. The body is a silent, universal, biochemical laboratory—operating every moment to interpret and transform arising events. Stimulation of these inner pharmacy pathways signals the body to produce exactly what it needs, including hormones and neurochemicals that heal the body, mind and consciousness.


Marma Points of Ayurveda






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