doshas


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doshas (dōˑ·shäs),

n.pl in Ayurveda, the three fundamental principles formed by combination of two elements (mahabhutas) each and that form the basis of homeostasis. See also mahabhutas and tridosha.
Doshas.
Kapha season: Spring–early summer (approx. March–June)

Kapha time: Approx. 6 a.m. (sunrise) to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Kapha period in life cycle: Childhood
Pitta season: Midsummer–early autumn (approx. July–October)

Pitta time: Approx. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Pitta period in life cycle: Adulthood
Vata season: Late autumn–winter (approx. October– February)

Vata time: Approx. 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. (sunrise) and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Vata period in life cycle: Old age

Vata period in life cycle: Old age
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