Marmas are the Ayurvedic equivalent of acupuncture points; they are connected to the chakras and nadis of yoga and can be treated with massage, aromatherapy, herbs, and yoga practice. This book outlines 107 main marma points throughout the body, with a clear illustrations for each point and instruction for treatments such as acupressure, massage, aromatherapy, acupuncture, yoga, and meditation. Additional information is included on the use of acupuncture on the marma points and the relation of marmas to the practice of yoga.
This is the first book on marma therapy published in the West. It clearly describes the 107 main marma points in location, properties and usage. It explains in detail how to treat them with many methods including massage, aromas, herbs and yoga practices. Ayurveda and Marma Therapy is an essential reference guide for all students of Yoga, Ayurveda, massage or natural healing.