sattwa (sätˑ·tw),

n in Ayurveda, the primordial quality (guna) of matter responsible for creation and creativity. Rasayanas, both herbal and behavioral, promote this quality. Also called
sattva. See also rasayanas.
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This prakriti (basic nature) has three constituents, namely Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas.
Sattwa is enlightenment, which is beyond the sixth stage of moral development where the focus is on universal ethical principles orientation.
From the makers, Sattwa 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.
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.
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.