2IntroductionVarma Kalai is a martial art and esoteric healing art originating from ancient Tamil Nadu in South India. The name literally translate as "The Art of Vital Points". It is an element of the Tamil martial art Kuttu varisaiOne of the sidhhar kalaiTHIRUMOOLARAGASTHIYAR
3History of Varma KalaiThe art of Varma Kalai have been in existence on the Indian sub-continent for thousands of years practiced by ancient Tamils of Tamil Nadu, Tamil Eelam (Northeast Sri Lanka), Kerala, and the Southern portion of present day Andhra Pradesh.Varma Kalai is one of the deadliest form of martial art in history. The tamil word “Varma" means "vital points" and "Kalai” means "art", hence it is translated as the “the art of vital points”. Varma Kalai is also known by following names: Varma Kalai, Varmak Kalai, Varma adi, Marma Adi, Varma Sastra, Varma Vidya,Marma Vidya, Marma kalai,Varma Kalari, Kalari Varma etc.
4Healing features of Varma Kalai A timely touch, a slap, the use of specialized massage techniques or a gentle blow on another vital point can save a life of a dying man.It creates the miraculous stimulation of impulse, the magnetic power and the innate human dynamism, and helps in recovery from injury or in the cure of a disease.
5TechiniquesThodu Varmam 96 Vital Points triggered by a touch. Not deadly, but will affect the victim by disabling the body, organ movements and function. Padu Varmam 12 Vital Points that are fatal, causing immediate, severe effects upon the victim.
6Thattu VarmamDecisive Vital points that are used by the master. These are kept confidential until the master pass on the knowledge to the selected discipleNooku Varmam (also known as) Meitheenda KalaiTriggering vital points by focusing/ concentrating on the target. It takes several years of practice for one to become an expert in Nooku Varmam.
7In human body there are 108 Varmam's (Vital points) they are: Parts of the human body25From head to neck45From neck to navel9From navel to arm14Arms15Legs
8General RulesVarma treatment to be given before sunrise and after sunset (morning and evening only).During Kulikai kalam , varma treatment should not be given.During menstrution, tretament can be given.During pregnancy, from 9th month starting treatment can be given.
9HEADACHE Normal Headache Sunambu kalam Anaan kalam Tension headache Poikai kalamNervous HeadacheNattal varmamNeer varmamFor chronic headache - Head massage 15 days once