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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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According to the Tridosha concept, catabolism of the body is regulated by vata dosha, metabolism is regulated by pitta and anabolism is governed by kapha dosha.
My mornings consisted of a breakfast designed for my dosha, followed by a private yoga class in the pavilion, then meditation or breathing exercises.
The class is an introduction to help participants discover their Ayurvedic body type (dosha).
Ananda's Ayurvedic Rejuvenation programme is designed to restore the vitality of the body by eliminating toxins through traditional panchakarma treatments and by enhancing the body's immunity through the combination of Ayurvedic treatments, dosha (body type) based diet and Yoga.
Your treatment begins when you select the herbal massage oil specific to your mind-body constitution (dosha).
(5) WMPs are assumed to have specific biochemical effects like CMPs have, but WMP therapy is directed at higher levels, aiming at the regulation and harmonizing (e.g., Dosha balancing in Ayurveda) of overarching, complex physiological processes, and the transformation of physiological and psychological processes and capacities into more mature and integrated states (Schad, 2008; Simon, 2009).
According to Ayurveda, the pitta dosha gives skin its glow, but too much pitta can turn that glow to an unwanted inflamed and puffy red.
Ayurveda, an ancient method of treatment (that is prevalent in India since centuries) describes three types of life forces (tridoshas): pitta dosha (fire and water), kapha dosha (water and earth) and vata dosha (space and air).
When you enroll in the yoga retreats in India program, you could also avail of a complimentary Ayurveda diagnosis from an expert to identify your body type, your dosha, and ascertain how you could attain the right balance.
With "Natural Healing With Kitchari" for the purposes of weight loss, detoxification, and rejuvenation, you'll be able to identify your particular body type (dosha) and customize your kitchari for your own specific health needs.
Table 1 shows that almost three-fourth (207, 73.8%) of the mothers did not know the correct cause of diarrhea with some feeling indigestion of food (11.4%), dosha (1.7%), and teething (2.8%) as the cause.
The court sought reply from federation and Punjab government on construction of Dosha dam and DHA on one and same land.