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

Gibbous

When someone says the moon is gibbous, it means that more than 50% of the moon is illuminated in the sky. This happens when the moon is moving towards a full moon and after the full moon when we are approaching a new moon.

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