Dosha

Definition of Dosha

In the ancient Indian system of Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, there are three doshas or energies within each person. This study of the elements in the body influences personality and health. It can be balanced with certain herbs and foods. Most people have one dominant dosha and one secondary dosha. The three types are vata, pitta and kapha.

TERM OF THE DAY

Full Moon

When the entire face of the moon is visible from Earth, opposite the sun and unobstructed from Earth's shadow, it is considered a full moon. A full moon occurs approximately every 29 days. 

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