There are 107 vital points spread over the body called as MARMA. All the marmas are seat of prana. Owing to this close association of chetana, injury to marma will produce severe sufferings. KSHIPRA marma is one of the Shakhagat marma situated on both upper and lower extremities and are four in number. It is situated between the great toe and the second toe of the foot with a dimension of half Angula. Based on predominant structural entity it is a Snayu marma. While classifying on the basis of traumatic effect it is a Kalantara pranhara marma. Trauma to this marma causes death due to convulsions. Understanding marma is very important in clinical practice of Ayurveda. Even the prognosis of disease depends upon the extent of involvement of marma points. This review will give a complete summary of KSHIPRA marma regarding its location, structural entity and clinical application.
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