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Tri dosha constitutions

The three energetic life forces Tri Dosha

Every human being is made up of five elements. These elements are: earth, water, fire, air and ether.


Three doshas

Not only humans formed by these five elements, but everything in the universe. These five elements are the three doshas: vata, pitta and kapha . Doshas are energetic life forces. What we see is that one dosha or a combination of two doshas are stronger in man. Every person has a unique pattern herein. This explains why we are all different.


Vata, Pitta and Kapha

The dosha Vata consists of the element of air under the influence of ether. The Pitta dosha is made up of the element of fire under the influence of water, and the Kapha dosha off water under the influence of the earth. Often, two predominate doshas in the body, one of which is more prevalent with respect to the other. For example, you can: a vata-kapha type person or kapha-pitta. Three equal doshas or one dominant dosha is not, or virtually not (according to dr. Frawley, which are not encountered in practice). On the basis of all the possibilities, there are some ten types of constitution, which, incidentally, each person has a unique back nuance.


The strength of the doshas

It is important for the health, the strength of the doshas in balance according to the ratio of the doshas in the constitution of a person. If they are out of balance under the influence of example, life experiences, food, culture and others, the concern is to bring them into balance required. This is in Ayurveda to achieve by making a change in lifestyle with yoga, nutrition, herbs and other self-cleaning capabilities play an important role.


Recognizing patterns

It requires there to undergo a self-study. To recognize which patterns should be modified is important, as researching what you need and what you should do fewer, so you recognize your own balance and compliance. Doshas namely naturally have a tendency to get out of balance. Therefore, self-knowledge and knowledge of cleanability important for maintaining health.


Dosha in Sanskrit means: That which changes, fault or stain 

Although the doshas vata, pitta and kapha everyone more or less occur throughout the body, there is an emphasis on certain parts of the body.