Ayurveda, the esoteric and exotic Indian medicinal branch of science considers the human body from the view-points of doshas. It says that whenever there is an imbalance in the doshas it leads to some ailment. Three types of Doshas have been mentioned in Ayurveda viz. Vatta, Pitta and Kapha. These three bodies are arranged in different proportions in each individual. The Tridosha constitution of each individual is determined by lifestyle and food habits. It is only after the careful determination of the constitution of these doshas that a personalized Ayurvedic wellness program is prepared. Here, at Haritha Yogshala, we have a team of well-qualified and experienced doctor who excel at this work and that is why we are one of the most renowned Yoga therapy schools in Rishikesh, India.
The Funamental concepts of Ayurveda
The Concepts of ‘vata’, ‘pita’ and ‘kapha’ are the basics of Ayurveda and a correct and in-depth knowledge of these concepts leads one to understand the workings of Ayurveda. These concepts are also called ‘Doshas’ and an imbalance in these doshas causes an ailment in a person which can then be healed through the right application of dosha correcting techniques.
According to Ayurveda each person is composed of these three doshas. The proportion of the doshas, however, may vary from person to person. Due to stress, dietary patterns, a sedentary lifestyle or any other reason there can be a disturbance in the proportion of these doshas in the body which can cause afflictions in the body and brain. The word ‘doshas’ are often synonymously used with the ‘prakriti’. These doshas are based on the Hindu concept of five elements – wind, space, fire, earth and water.
Vata Dosha is constituted of the air and ether elements. Qualities of this dosha are similar to these elements. Vata is especially similar to the breeze - it is light, cool, dry and portable. In the body, those individuals with a Vata nature encounter a greater amount of these characteristics. Their bodies tend to be light with thin bones and dry hair and skin. They regularly move and talk rapidly. At the point when out of parity, they may get thinner, end up blocked up and have a shortcoming in their nervous and immune systems.
Personality traits of such people are quite a reflection of these qualities. Those with a vata nature tend to be garrulous, excited, inventive, adaptable, and vivacious. However, when out of equalization they may likewise turn out to be effectively befuddled and overpowered, experience issues centring and raising choices and have hell resting. This turns out to be clearer when they are under pressure. Sincerely they are tested by cold feelings like stress, dread, and uneasiness.
Keeping in mind the end goal to bring balance to vata, programs are designed which has the contradicting characteristics of warmth, clamminess, and steadiness. In the eating routine, this is reflected in the utilization of cooked grains, for example, rice and cooked vegetables, and also the admission of spices in food. Impactful herbs like ginger which increment inside warmth and supporting herbs like ashwagandha convey equalization to Vata. Ayurvedic programs incorporate herbs and eating routine as well as shading and aromatherapy treatments, detoxification, yoga, and meditation.
Fire and water elements are the main constituents of Pitta. The predominant nature is fire and those with Pitta body type tends have many qualities of fire within them. The sleek idea of Pitta is identified with the auxiliary part of water. Individuals with a Pitta nature mirror these characteristics. They tend to feel warm and have to some degree sleek skin, penetrating eyes, and sharp physique. They have a tendency to have direct weights and great musculature. At the point when out of equalization they incline toward loose bowels, diseases, skin rashes and weakness in the liver, spleen, and blood.
These characteristics identities reflect as a part of their individualities. Pitta individuals tend to be profoundly engaged, aggressive, fit, brave, fiery and clear communicators who come to the heart of the matter. They jump at the chance to take care of issues and when under pressure they dive in their foot rear areas. They can anyway likewise turn out to be excessively exceptional and talk with a sharp tongue. They make extraordinary companions however dreaded foes. Emotionally they are tested by the warmed feelings of displeasure, hatred and envy.
With a specific end goal to the balance Pitta, programs are intended to stress the restricting characteristics of coolness, greatness (sustaining) and dryness. Cool flavours like fennel are suggested in the eating routine alongside raw vegetables, cooked rice, and wheat, and also generally beans. Sweet herbs like Shatavari are utilized to sustain the body while sharp flavouring like dandelion root temper the fire. A Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist assembles programs that incorporate sustenance’s and herbs as well as detoxification, yoga, and meditation.
Water and earth elements are predominant in Kapha dosha, like them, the characteristic of Kapha tends to cool, moist and stable but heavy. In the body, these characteristics shown as thick, substantial bones, glossy, supple skin, limited capacity to burn calories, and extensive, stocky casings. Moreover, those with a Kapha nature tend to feel cool. At the point when out of balance, Kapha people are inclined to putting on weight and tend to have shortcomings in their lungs and sinuses where there is an aggregation of mucous. Those of Kapha nature are additionally most inclined to non-insulin subordinate diabetes mellitus.
The components of water and earth additionally reflect in the identity. Those with a Kapha nature handle pressure extremely well, frequently not notwithstanding seeing that it exists. They don't care for change, are for the most part traditionalist, and would like to keep things simply the manner in which they are. Those with a Kapha nature are likewise comfort searchers. This identifies with the delicate, watery nature of Kapha. An excessive amount of solace, be that as it may, can prompt an absence of inspiration and feeling of getting to be trapped. At the point when Kapha is out of parity, the substantial feelings of misery and laziness result.
With a specific goal to balance Kapha nature the restricting characteristics of delicacy, dryness and warmth are suggested. These characteristics are coordinated in dietary and herbal treatments, aroma and shading treatments, detoxification, yoga and meditation. Grains, for example, quinoa and amaranth are suggested and also hot flavours like cayenne pepper. Loads of vegetables and next to no nuts or dairy are endorsed.
We should recollect that we are a mix of the three doshic energies. On the most crucial level, Pitta is our digestion, Kapha is our structure, and vata is the versatility that brings activity and life into creation. Without every one of the three energies, we basically couldn't exist.
To decide a man's constitution, a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist directs a consultation investigating each part of the individual. This physical and mental assessment distinguishes the equalization of energies in an individual’s body and in additional regions of unevenness. Once the idea of the individual and the imbalances are recognized, the Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist would then be able to personalize a treatment program using the proper eating regimen and herbs, aromatherapy, hues, yoga and meditation went for re-establishing or looking after balance.