This prakriti (basic nature) has three constituents, namely Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas.
In chapter XIV, verse 5, it is stated that the three modes (Gunas) Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas are born of nature and tie down a man to the material world.
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Chai, Touraco Tea is a new line of fruit-infused ice teas.
There is, however, one difference: Krishna identifies three fundamental qualities called Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas which qualify the three universal principles of human dynamics.
It can happen during the lifetime of an individual that `Now Sattwa leads, having overpowered Rajas and Tamas; and now Rajas having overpowered Sattawa and Tamas and Tamas having overpowered Rajas and Sattwa, (Gita, Ch.XIV.10).
Spencer says she believes Oregon Chai is now selling more than its three other national rivals - Sattwa
Chai, based at a religious community in Newberg, and Mountain Chai and LiveChai from Colorado.
David Fields, co-founder of Oregon's Sattwa
Chai, is a strong proponent of traditional masala chai.
Steve Smith reckons that chai sales are growing because "it's a warming, soothing, comforting, slightly decadent-tasting drink with a flavor profile that appeals to those with a sweet tooth but like a slightly spicy taste." Sattwa
Chai sells a traditional black tea chai concentrate which is mixed in equal parts with milk and can be served hot or over ice.
"It's kind of sad, in a way," mused David Fields of Sattwa Chai in Newberg, Oregon, "Chai has been hyped so much, yet most Americans aren't getting a quality chai experience.
In fact, David Fields of Sattwa Chai has persisted in manufacturing their dry leaf product if for no other reason than to fulfill his own personal drinking habit.
Sattwa Chai has six owners, all of whom live on a communal farm in Newburg, Oregon, near Portland.
Sattwa Chai's products come in packages of dry herb and spice mixes.