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Any of 3 principles: kapha (earth & fire), pitta (fire & water), and vata (ether & air), which, according to the Ayurvedic construct, are the constituents that orchestrate a person’s mental and physiologic functions, including metabolism and mind/body type

dosha

(do'sha) [Sanskrit, dosha, fault, disease, bodily humor]
In ayurvedic medicine, one of three bodily humors or energies that link the body, its elemental liquids, and the mind.
See: kapha
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The disturbance in equilibrium of these doshas can make an individual susceptible to a disease which can be identified according to the prakriti of the person.
Ayurveda aims at attaining an equilibrium of doshas, dhatus, mala, agni, i.e.
An understanding of doshas is important to understanding pathology--what goes wrong in the body.
Such psychological traits (gunas) might be intertwined with physical characteristics (doshas) to contribute to lifestyle and behavior and could be used as the deterministic factor in selecting the type of Ayurvedic medicine used to treat a malady.
the affected doshas, medicine, place, time, body resistance, body conditions, body constitution, salutary diet, mind and age).
In the Ayurvedic cooking class guests can learn first-hand how to create nourishing meals at home to rebalance their doshas and will also receive a personalized take-home nutritional program by Dr.
Ayurvedic physicians believe that there are three doshas or biological energies/ humours found in the human body.
En tres movimientos, Andrea Chamizo Alberro (1988) presenta su Doshas, Pablo Marina (1989) su Dogma, y Oswaldo Torres (1990) hace acto de presencia con Annabel.
Learn about doshas - the three fundamental substances that Ayurveda teaches are elemental to good health - as well as tutorials on how to brew herbal teas, infuse your own oils and classic Ayurvedic recipes that you can take home with you.
KNOWLEDGE ABOUT AYURVEDA: 86.82% of students did not have knowledge about doshas while 84.62% of student did not have knowledge about panchakarma.
Among Ayurvedic practitioners in India, however, the formula is an "important and potent" balancer and rejuvenator of life's three constitutional types (doshas).
Kiss chase Hurraw, creator of the original vegan, raw lip balm, has launched three new balms based on each of the Ayurvedic doshas - Kapha (water and earth), Vata (wind) and Pitta (Y=re and water).