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Marma points are positions on the body where flesh, veins, arteries, tendon, bones and joints meet. They may also be described as the junctions where Vayu, Pitta and Kapha meet; where Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas meet; or where eternity and relativity meet. These are the points that could be used to heal or harm. While a healer uses these points to heal, for a warrior the very same spots could be used to harm.
The marma points are the points where the three aspects of realization meet, i.e. the inner self, outer world, and between the two (knower, known and process of knowing).
Thus these are junctions between the physical, astral and causal bodies. The marma points are of great importance to a person’s body, mind and spirit. These are the points where the spirit hinges the body, hence the importance