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Significance of Ayurvediya Marma: Vital Body Points (Susruta Sarira)

Price : $45.50
ISBN # : 9788189973513
Author : Raakhee Mehra
pages: 270
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Readworthy Publications
Published : 2008

The Marmas (Vital points) are very sensitive, tender and vulnerable points in human body. Injury to them leads to deformity or even to death. Therefore, the knowledge of the Marmas is very essential for physicians and surgeons. This book is an attempt in this direction. Based on 54 verses of Suśruta Saṃhitā Śārīra, Chapter 6, it explains the Ayurvedic concept of Marmas, along with their various types, location in the body, nature, their size, anatomy, physiology, pathology and possible treatments. It also tries to correlate the Ayurvedic Marmas with the vital points in other alternative systems of medicine—Yoga, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy and Acupuncture.

About the Author: Raakhee Mehra is presently a Research Officer in the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Also, she teaches Ayurveda at Morarji National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi. She has published a book 'Varna and its Healing' and nearly 200 research papers in various Ayurveda magazines of repute. She is a member of the Editorial Board of 'Spandan', a magazine published by District Administration of Nicobar Island. Dr. Mehra has participated in more than 20 national seminars and workshops. She has received several awards and medals for her contribution towards the promotion of Ayurveda.

Contents: What is Vital Points -- Vital Points in Traditional Systems of Medicine -- Categories of Marma -- Description of Individual Marma -- Applied Aspects of Injured Marma -- Vital Points and Health -- Nut Shell

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 06 June, 2011.
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