I am Aishwarya from Velachery Chennai, I am studying Varma Adimurai in VTA. Varmakalai training academy is a brain child of passionate varmakalai. Varmakalai (the art of varmam) is considered to be very auspicious. It is believed that Lord Siva taught this art form. Indians overwhelm by saying that all rare art. What is the meanings of Varma. Varmam or Marmam are locations in the body where vital life force is seen in high concentration. These locations are called.

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William Heinemann Medical Books Ltd. It is practiced in almost all parts of Tamil Nadu and in the Travancore region of Kerala. Prodding particular nila with a stick elicits various responses such as bringing the animal under control varma kalai making them kneel.

As a general rule, the vital points in north India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are numbered atwhile the schools of lalai India and Sri Lanka recognize points. Retrieved 31 May It says that a varmam teacher should teach varmam only to a ‘sivayogi’.

Agasthiyar later gave varma kalai written form that reached the masses. Each book consists of to verses. One of the names that denote varmam is ‘Siva’. Please joint varma kalai to learn kalau art for wellness and healthy living. Varma Kalai teachers are highly selective varma kalai their choice of students.

Varma Kalai the art of varmam is considered varma kalai be very sacred. The named reference Zarrilli was invoked but never varma kalai see the help page. Usually, practiced and taught by varka and sages, this art is a culture in itself that combines religious ways of life and trains the practitioners to follow a spiritual path to wisdom and goodness.


This varma kalai of marmam is part of Siddha Vaidhyamattributed to the Tamil sage Agastya and his disciples. These are kept confidential until the master pass varms the knowledge to the selected disciple.

While the practice varma kalai Varmakalai as a martial art is dwindling, it continues to be used to cure certain kinds of ailments including paralysis, sprains, fractures and nervous disorders.

Do not think that it is just a coincidence. Views Varma kalai Edit View history. In reality, varmakalai might have its roots in self-defense martial arts.

Focus on Kerala’s Kalarippayattu”. It is never too late to be wise. This is dedicated to all human survival varma kalai. Decisive Vital points that are used malai the master. Sivayogi is the one who loves all life forms. Varma adi or Marma adi “hitting vital spots” is a part of the art of healing and harming Kalao Kalai Tamil: Newer Post Older Post Home.

What is the best nutrient? We heal now naturally. People who have mastered the art are called asaans masters.

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The rationale of Varmam is that Varmams are energy points varma kalai the body mainly located on the skin and adjacent tissue. There are also counter marmas to heal trauma to the marmas.


So far, around 50, songs are available. Given the lethal nature of the art, he adds, its secrets have been guarded and some of the original wisdom might well be lost. Aasan and Periyaasan of Varma Kalai were highly respected. Varma kalai Is The Power?

This looks similar to how now a days the teacher gives a pat on the student’s shoulder to encourage him or her. Blows, kicks, blocks and kwlai of varma kalai require physical stamina, and the same is true for administering massages and vital spots manipulations. The actual points, or nerve junctions etc themselves may be called Varmam. For example, epics illustrate varma kalai Tamil and Sanskrit have their origin from the sound of the ‘Oodukkai’ musical varma kalai in the hand of Lord Siva.

Out of these, only the Agastya school is commonly practiced in Tamil Nadu and in the varma kalai state of Kerala.

From the ka,ai period, the ornaments worn by man in the ears, fingers, legs and foot, knowingly or unknowingly gave him health and energy.

About Varma kalai

This was the ancient unarmed, kickboxing like art using rapid percussive strikes to bring town an opponent. Agasthiyar later gave a written form that reached the masses. The above narration cannot varma kalai merely considered as a made-up story.