Author(s): Koyalikar Pooja, Dumbre Satish*
The concept of Trimarma is unique concept of Ayurveda. Out of 107 Marmas, Shira, Hridaya, Basti have special significance because any traumatic injury to them leads to instant death. Hridaya is origin of Rasavaha, Pranavaha Srotasa as well as it is site of Atma, Chetana, Mana, Oja, Sadhaka Pitta, Avalambaka Kapha, Prana and Vyana Vayu. The mortality and morbidity due to Heart diseases is increasing day by day. ‘Amavata’ is a common disease in India. It is said that Amavata ‘leaks the joints and bites the whole heart.’ Radiological and 2 D Echo finding suggest that Amavata produces structural changes in heart. The change is in size of heart i.e. increased size of Left Atrium, Cardiomegaly, widening of carinal angle. The valvular changes are seen in mitral valve.