Maharishi AyurVeda Marma Training Course

The course is open to health professionals who practise Transcendental Meditation,
have received previous training in Maharishi AyurVeda including Maharishi Nadi Vigyan,
and have experience in treating patients.

In-residence Course

19—28 October 2024 MERU, Vlodrop, The Netherlands


Based on positive experiences of participants of previous courses we can say that offering MAV Marma Therapy to your patients will greatly expand the scope and effectiveness of your practice.

Course leaders: 
Dr Rainer Picha, Dr Walter Mölk

Available in English

Standard course fee: € 1.650

excluding room and board

(There is a reduced price for lower-income countries, please see the application form.)
Please click here for further information about transport, accommodation, and meals.

Days remaining

Please note: The number of course participants is limited to provide individual guidance for each participant. If you wish to attend the course we need the date, location, and the course leader’s name of your previous training in Maharishi AyurVeda – see application form. There is great interest in the MAV Marma training, so we suggest you apply as soon as possible to reserve your place.

Course Structure and
what you will learn

19—28 October 2024

Full-time course at MERU, Vlodrop, The Netherlands

First meeting: Saturday evening 19 October in Maharishi’s Peace Palace

Last meeting: Monday evening 28 October.

If your time allows, we encourage you to stay on for one or more Vedic celebrations: Dhanvantari Jayanti on Tuesday 29 October, Hanuman Jayanti on Wednesday 30 October, and Mahalakshmi (Dipavali) on Thursday 31 October.

MARMA points
The Training in MAV Marma Therapy includes
  • Seven full course days with extensive practice sessions with individual guidance.
  • Learning effective protocols for many common disorders.
  • A comprehensive 100-page manual with guidelines and detailed treatment protocols.
  • Maharishi’s unique comments on Marma therapy and pulse diagnosis
    (Several video segments will be shown for the first time).
  • Two free Zoom sessions for review and follow-up after the course.
Total Hours
Full Course Days

Heads of Marma Therapy Department of MCPHI

Rainer Picha
Dr Rainer Picha

Dr Rainer Picha is a cardiologist from Austria who served as an Assisting Director and Head of the Intensive Care Unit at the State Hospital of Graz/Austria. In 1996 Maharishi invited Dr Picha to come to Maharishi Vedic University in Vlodrop, The Netherlands. There he worked with Dr Nader and his team of scientists to support the work on Veda in the Human Physiology. Under Maharishi’s and Dr Nader’s guidance, Dr Picha developed the Model of Vedic Physiology, worked closely with Maharishi on new hospital designs and curricula, and integrated Maharishi AyurVeda with modern medicine. 

Dr Walter Mölk

Dr Walter Mölk is a general practitioner and founder of the Austrian Society of Ayurvedic Medicine and the first Panchakarma centre in Austria. In 1996 Dr. Mölk has been invited by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and became a member of the international research team at Maharishi Vedic University in Vlodrop, the Netherlands where he had the opportunity to work closely with Maharishi and neuroscientist Tony Nader MD, PhD. Dr Mölk has over 35 years of experience in teaching Maharishi AyurVeda to health professionals worldwide. He is one of the directors of the International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation and the Maharishi College of Perfect Health International and has organised together with Dr Schrott all the MAV Marma training courses at MERU.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

‘In Marma, consciousness manifests into matter’

—Maharishi Mahesh Yogi