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3 Constitution (dosha, humor, nature) in Ayurveda


Then Vasistha, the sage, narrated various legends befitting the occasion, and dispersed the glom that hung over them all - by the light of his own spiritual wisdom.

To understand the three humors of Ayurveda we must first understand the fundamental differences between the Ayurvedic system and the modern Western medical system - allopathy. The older system looks at each person as a whole, and treats disorders as a total phenomenon of that whole. Modern medicine has developed from an analytical point of view, and believes that the whole can be system says it is impossible to understand the whole from its parts and the other says that it is possible.



sjmtoc 3.1 Constitutional Medicine
sjmtoc 3.2 The Three Humors: Vata, Pita and Kapha
sjmtoc 3.3 Beginnings of the Vata-Pita-Kapha System
sjmtoc 3.4 Physical Constitution
sjmtoc 3.5 Physical Traits of Vata, Pitta and Kapha
sjmtoc 3.6 Mental Constitution


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