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Dosha

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Dosha: (dosh'ah) according to the principle of constitution of the physical body in ayurveda, one of the three vital bioenergies (vata, pitta, kapha) condensed from the five elements, the doshas are respondible for the physical and emotional tendencies in the mind and body, and along with the seven dhatus (tissues) and three malas (waste products) make up the human body.  The attributes of the doshas and their specific combination within each individual help determine the individual's physical and mental characteristics, while imbalance among the doshas is the cause of disease.

Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. © 2007 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

 

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Saturday June 04, '11 at 09:10 PM

Swami Atma

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Fun post Erin. Glad to see you are getting going. om om

Monday June 06, '11 at 12:00 PM

westley

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Erin, I didn't get a chance to say goodbye. I hope you have a great summer.

You have gotten off to a good start with the posts. I look forward to reading them thru the summer.

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