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Dosha, seasons & elements in ayurveda

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Dosha, seasons & elements in ayurveda

  1. 1. Dosha & Elements Dr Sunil Kumar Lecturer Indian Culinary Institute Noida
  2. 2. Five Element
  3. 3. Dosha
  4. 4. Vata Element: Air • People born with Vata as their primary dosha are energetic, creative, and natural risk-takers who often initiate projects; however, when Vata is out of balance, they experience nervousness, anxiety, fear, fatigue, and depression. • Other physical signs of Vata imbalance include constipation, dryness, flatulence, weight fluctuations, poor circulation, decreased sweating, and • Feeling easily exhausted. Those with excess Vata or who have Vata as their primary dosha should concentrate on calming their anxiety and turning their fear into joy and fatigue into energy by following the Ayurvedic principles for reducing Vata.
  5. 5. Vata Dosha Body It is Combination of Ether and Air
  6. 6. Pitta Element: Fire • People born with Pitta as their primary dosha are natural leaders and administrators, capable to take precise, decisive, and focused action; however, when Pitta is out of balance, they experience mood fluctuations, irritability, increased body temperature, restlessness, and impatience. • Other physical signs of Pitta imbalance include broken capillaries, weight fluctuation, sweatiness, sleeplessness, and an over-active mind. Those with excess Pitta or who have Pitta as their primary dosha should focus on turning irritability into focused, positive action, and balancing body temperature and moods, by following the Ayurvedic principles for reducing Pitta.
  7. 7. Pitta Dosha Bod
  8. 8. Kapha Element: Earth • People born with Kapha as their primary dosha are the pillars of their communities. • They have the ability to “follow-through,” seeing projects to completion, and are affectionate and good-natured, experiencing the least mood fluctuations of the three doshas; however, when Kapha is out of balance, they experience sluggishness, feelings of being “stuck in a rut,” strong attachments, addictions, possessiveness, over-sensitivity, and laziness. • Other physical symptoms of Kapha imbalance include excess weight, cellulite, lack of motivation, and puffiness. • Those with excess Kapha or who have Kapha as a primary dosha should turn stagnant energy into activity, find freedom from attachments and addictions, and be creators of their own positive choices, by following the Ayurvedic principles for reducing Kapha.
  9. 9. Kapha Dosha Body
  10. 10. Types of Food
  11. 11. Location of Doshas If you’re well, the doshas are safely in their homes, as follows: • Vata is located mainly in your colon. • Pitta lives mainly in your small intestine. • Kapha resides primarily in your stomach and lungs.
  12. 12. Dosha Food

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