I S T O R I S C H E S
Die Geschichte der Thai Massage
The traditional Thai Massage [ นวดแผนโบราณ
] has a long Tradition and it has originated from India (Ayurveda
and Hatha Yoga) as well as from Tibet (Vasrayana-Diamond Healing
About 2000 years ago this knowledge came to Siam (Thailand)
with Buddhism and it was taught and recorded by the monks.
Many monasteries had, and still have, apothecaries and medical
Today Thai Massage is an integral part of the daily life in
It takes an holistic approach and includes proper nourishment,
physical exercises, the use of herbs and therapeutic massage.
Jivaka Kumarabhacca (better known as Shivago Komarpaj) from
northern India is called "the Father of Thai Massage"
and is highly venerated.
He was a contemporary of Lord Buddha and with his advanced
medical learning he cured countless monks and laymen, without