Varma Kalai (Tamil: வ ம கைல) கைல 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 varisai. Special Varamakalai.
Narambadi Varma adi Varma Koothiram Kurunthadi Varmam History Legend has it that Lord Siva taught this art form to his son Lord Murugan and Lord Murugan taught this art to the sage Agastya, foremost of the Siddhar's, during the times of Sangam Literature. He transferred the knowledge of this art to other Siddhar's and he also wrote treatises on this art in Tamil. The presence of shrines to Agathiar in Courtallam suggests that he researched the art there. Though Varma Kalai has its own form of katas and procedures, it was closely assorted with Silambam's component Kuttu varisai and Kalaripayattu.
Knowledge of Varma Kalai was considered vital in both arts to become a Grand Master. The teachers were called as Aasan (Tamil: ஆசா ) and the grand masters were called as Periyaasan (Tamil: ெபாியாச ) or Iyan (Tamil: ஐய ). Historically, Varma Kalai has been one of the arts taught to those of royal blood. However, even royalty were required to pass the stringent requirements for discipleship. The schools received nivandhanams (donation with high respect) from the Kings of Tamil Kingdom (Chera, Chola, Pandya and Pallava. Aasan and Periyaasan of Varma Kalai were highly respected. The art was taught only to selected individuals, but due to the strict requirements for new students it never gained large numbers of adherents. Due to its secretive nature, Varma Kalai remained largely unknown even in India until the release of the movie Indian, in which Kamal Haasan played the role of a Varma Kalai expert. The film's popularity generated a resurgence of interest in the art. Currently Varma Kalai is practised in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, usually as part of Kuttu varisai and Kalari training.
Requirements for Training Varma Kalai teachers are highly selective in their choice of students. Disciples must meet a number of criteria; beyond martial arts competence they are required to have an understanding of biology, mathematics, political science, astronomy, physics, chemistry, Saamuthriga Lakshanam, Yoga, military tactics, horsmanship, elephant riding, charioteering and Hindu philosophy (Saiva,Vaisnava, Saktha, Koumara, Boutha, Samana) etc. The Varma Kalai martial artist is not allowed to teach the art to others until he receives Deeksha from his Aasan or Periyaasan as in recognition of him as an Aasan. RangaRakes tamilnavarasam.com Hearsays are that the rules were followed sincerely without exception, everyone who wished to learn the art were not qualified to learn. It was taught only to selected individuals who qualified but again all who learned does not qualify to become an Aasan.
Also the Aasans and Periyaasans did not pass on few techniques as they never met qualified diciple. It is being said that causes such led to the loss of many great techniques, few Aasans who spoke to media deny that thought. There is also a belief that the art was kept hidden for centuries for various reasons, it seems that Aasans agree to that but there is no sound record on what facts set the art hidden.
Varma Kalai is the master of all arts, practiced by special Asaans (super masters) both for healing and selfdefense purposes. Home About Us Training Materials &. Jan 20, 2015 - Varma Kalai: (Nokku Varmam, Sundu Varmam, Oothu Varmam). Terjemah umdatul ahkam pdf merger. This book deals with almost all subjects of Siddha Medicine. Especially having sound knowledge in Tamil Language can only be.
Techniques Varma Kalai is classified into 4 types: Thodu 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. Thattu Varmam Decisive Vital points that are used by the master. These are kept confidential until the master pass on the knowledge to the selected disciple Nooku Varmam (also known as) Meitheenda Kalai Triggering vital points by focusing/ concentrating on the target. It takes several years of practice for one to become an expert in Nooku Varmam.
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