Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Introduction to Ayurveda
Ayurveda integrates the principles of a holistic system of health care and welfare have been developed in India there are over 2500 years. Proponents of ayurveda believe that the person is a microcosm of the universe, which is composed of five elements that represent the basic constituents of all that exists: ether or space, air, fire, water and earth.
These five elements combine to form three fundamental forces, the doshas (Vathi, Pitta and Kapha), whose balance and interactions determine the nature of each person's physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. The tridosha, or the relative balance of three doshas them, therefore determines the specific nature of each person, that is to say its constitution or prakriti.
Space and air are vata, the force that governs the movement and biological rhythm metabolism: respiration, elimination, heart rate, intracellular exchange sympathetic nervous system. He sits in the large intestine, bladder, bone, skin, ears and thighs.On an emotional level, he expressed the joy, anxiety, nervousness, freshness, lightness, fear and pain. Idea theory of five elements and three doshas