vikriti

vikriti

/vi·kri·ti/ (vik´rĭ-te) in ayurveda, a disordered physical constitution, resulting from an imbalance of the doshas.

vikriti

Ayurvedic medicine
A person’s general state of health.

vikriti (vi·kri·tē),

n in Ayurveda, the prevalent imbalance in dosha that is the cumulative effect of imbalances and impurities present in an individual. Ayurveda aims at rectifying vikriti to restore the deha prakriti. See also dosha and deha prakriti.
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La apertura de la India a los mercados internacionales a comienzos de los noventa y la llegada de los medios de comunicacion extranjeros y agencias de publicidad internacionales ha sido una de las causas--aunque no la unica--del surgimiento y desarrollo imparable de los movimientos religiosos y partidos politicos conservadores que critican el estilo de vida occidental y el consumo de productos occidentales o vikriti bajo el presupuesto que dicha forma de vida atenta contra los valores propiamente indios y, mas en concreto, contra los valores hinduistas.
Unfortunately, factors such as diet, lifestyle, climate, environmental pollution, work, relationships and even just the passage of time can cause one or more of the doshas in your prakriti to increase or decrease from its original level, creating vikriti or imbalance.
After determination of their prakriti (their constitution) and vikriti (their current condition) the appropriate means are taken to assist the balance of their bodies--suitable lifestyle, diet, herbs, and pancha karma (purification and rejuvenation practices).