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ANATOMICAL STUDY OF SHIRO -MARMA FROM AYURVEDA LITERATURE

Swati Parimal Itagi*

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Ayurveda is a holistic ancient Indian medical science which treats physical and mental disorder. Out of the unique concept of ayurveda, marma is one of them. Vital spot are known as marma, these vital spots may be considered as artery, vein, nerve, bone, ligament, tendon, Apo neurosis, joint, cord or membrane. Ayurveda describes one hundred seven marma according ayurveda has been describe as vital spots which are characteristic of life contributing to or essential for life. Out of one hundred seven marma shirah (head), hridaya (heart), basti (bladder) are caller as trimarma. Trimarma are also called as “tripod of life” because they are more sadhyopranhara marma (instant death) than other marma. The vital breath lives in Sira, Hridaya and Basti in which prana resides so every person should protect this vital spot. All these 3 marmas are sadyapranhar and thus they are a center of Agni and vata dosha and so physiologically they play vital responsibility in maintaining the health. Among these trimarma Shira is having prime importance. Aim: To study Anatomical perspective of shiro marma from ayurveda classics. Materials and Methods: For this study, only textual have been used, from which various references have been collected. Conclusion: Central nervous system, cardiovascular system and urinary system can be correlated with ayurveda trimarma concept head (sira), heart (hridaya), bladder (basti) respectively. i.e we can correlate as this three marmas are the organs of body of different systems- nervous, cardiovascular and urinary system. All the sense organs and channels carrying the sensory and vital impulses from shira, hence, it is included in Trimarma. Shiromarma abhighata means injury to head due to external or internal factors. This article enlightens about importance of shiromarma.

Keywords: Marma, Trimarma, Tripod of life, sadyapranhara marma, prana.


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