Subject: Rachana Sharir (Anatomy)
Marma vijnyana was developed as science of war. There are so many references from vedas regarding attack on marma sthanas of enemies and protecting oneís marmas by wearing metallic protectants. Marmaís are the vital points in the body which prove to be fatal when subjected to trauma. Detail knowledge of marma is important from surgical point of view; surgical procedures like agnikarma, ksharakarma & shastrakarma are used as a part of the surgery. In trauma condition the knowledge of trauma site, structures involving and deformity identification is necessary. So from both treatment and surgical point of view the marma study is important. This book is an attempt to present the concept of marma in a systematic and uniform manner which was lacking till date.