|Traditional Kalari Marma Chikiltsa|
This is a significant aspect of the Ayurvedic treatment. Marmmas are specific points on the body where application of pressure induces flow of vital energy(Prana) along a complex system of subtle channels called (nadis). Basing on the knowledge enumerated in Dhanur Veda (deals in martial art) ayurveda recognizes about 107 therapeutic marmma points.
Thus healing through marmma abhyanga effects the chakras, Physical health and the doshas. The purpose of a marmma Abhyanga is to simulate the various body organs and system. Kalari Marmma Therapy focuses On energizing the body to relieve occupational illness and stress related diseases. often, it helps the couples to re-establish harmony in maritial life. Here Kalari master(Gurukkal) is the spiritual Guru counsellor and physiotherapist all rolled in to one. Marmma Chikitsa
Marmma therapy joints the stream of Sidha and Kalari. Marmma chikitsa brings equilibrium between the Tridosha, Vatha, Pitha, Kapha. These three elements form essence of life. Marmma Chikitsa is basically a neuromuscular and orthopaedic science.
Oil therapy or snehana is an important part of marmma chikitsa. Warm medicated oils are applied in large amount all over body. sites such as on the chakras and marma points or at specific trouble spots, the body is then massaged using these oils.
According to Sushruta Samhita, the ancient traties on ayurveda, human body contains 107 marmma points which should be treated carefully. We at Aswani have studied and practiced Kalari Marmma chikitsa from Guru-Shisya Parampara (Traditional).