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According to Ayurveda, is the science of health and longevity, the human body has three humors. They are termed as ‘doṣas’:
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Latest revision as of 18:06, 16 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

According to Ayurveda, is the science of health and longevity, the human body has three humors. They are termed as ‘doṣas’:

  1. Kapha - phlegm
  2. vāta - wind
  3. Pitta - bile

Humors must in a balanced state to maintain good health.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore