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Sharp, hot, fiery, pungent.
Bitter taste or flavor.
It refers to the combination of three humors, morbid substances i.e. the vata, pitta and kapha. The human body is a combination of these three essential factors and these three doshas are responsible for maintaining the integrity of human body and for governing the physical structure and functions of the living beings. Read More>>>>
Relating to tridoshas (see tridosha above).
The three qualities of Nature.
An Ayurvedic recipe made by mixing equal quantities of fruits of three particular herbs.Read More>>>>
An herb (Indian jalap) used for purgation, Latin name: Operculina turpethum.
Holy Basil. Latin Name: Ocimum sanctum. Read More>>>>
It refers to the darkness, inertia, heaviness and the materialistic attitude.
It is the subtle essence of the five elements in the body i.e. sound, touch, sight, taste and smell.
It is a non vedic form of yoga leading divine ecstasy through certain rites that emphasize the erotic and forbidden. It is also known as kundalini-yoga it is centered on the divine female power; rule, ritual, scripture, religious treatise, loom, warp.
Located in the head it is one of the five subtypes of kapha having to itself the functions to nourish the sensory organs and help the brain and the five sensory organs to perform their function in the body.
Having the characteristics of light, illumination and brilliance it is the superfine essence of pitta, one of the five elements, fire.
It refers to the three pungents i.e. the sunthi or dry ginger, pippali or indian long pepper and maricha or black pepper.