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Ayurveda the science of life deals with preserving health of an individual by physical, mental and spiritual means. It defines human body by dividing it into six parts so-called Shadanga. Even though all the parts of the body are significant, there are vital spots called Marma which are more substantial. Marma is considered as the point where there is conglomeration of five human basic structures like Mamsa, Sira, Snayu, Asthi and Sandhi. These specific locations are explained under the impression of Marma Shareera in Ayurvedic classics. Occupation is an important factor for manifestation of many diseases in human beings. Auto Rikshaws are an important part of urban morbidity and a step to improving sustainable transportation as well as quality of life in Indian cities. Painful wrist is a challenge for Auto Rikshaw drivers. Manibandha Marma is present at wrist joint. In Auto Rikshaw drivers wrist joint are under optimum usage as there will be frequent flexion and extention of wrist joint especially of left hand because he must change the gears frequently. So, This study can help to understand Manibandha Marma w.s.r. to its Marmabhighat in Auto Rikshaw Drivers.
Keywords: Manibandha Marma, Marma Shareera, Auto Rishaw drivers, Wrist Joint.
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