Tridosha – The 3 Ayurvedic Doshas

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Tridosha – Key Concept of Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Tridosha – Generally, people are familiar with the term “Ayurveda” but are hardly aware about its hard core elements upon that this great ancient medical system is introduced to treat acute & chronic health ailments. Let us make you understand “Tridosha”, why it is so important and its significance to treat medical issues.

What is Tridosha?

According to the Vedic Science, it is responsible for the constitution & the form of energy present in the human body. Basically, it is the sole basis for the formation of a human body.

How does it constitute the body?

Panch Mahabhutas (5 elements) i.e. air, ether, fire, water and earth helps in forming a human body into its final shape and nature i.e. Manushya sharir Ki Prakriti. With the balance of these elements, a human body can survive its life in a much healthy and better way.

But, whenever the imbalance happens or a person gets in contact with any of the heath issues, it directly indicates the dominance of any one of the dosha’s.

Tri-Doshas (Tridosha) – The Main Principle of “Ayurveda”

There are three different types of Dosha’s are there:

  • 1.Vata
  • 2.Pitta
  • 3.Kapha

These Dosha’s ultimately rules out the physical, mental function and maintains the emotional levels. Imbalance of these always leads to many diseases, pain and severe sufferings such as Acidity, Constipation, Stress, Depression, Joint-Pain, Nervous Disorders and many more.

How is Tridosha Linked with Panch Mahabhutas?

Vata, Kapha, Pitta

Vata Dosha signifies air and space that is responsible to govern the mind and body.

Pitta Dosha signifies Fire and water that is responsible in regulating metabolic activities of the body.

Kapha Dosha signifies water and earth that governs the structural aspects and strength of the body.

Now you might be thinking about these Dosha’s, how do they regulate and controlling your body. So, let’s begin with –

Vata Dosha:

People who have more air and space elements generally possess qualities similar to wind, light , instability and dryness. Their physical appearance tends to have thin bones, light body, dry skin and hair. They used to move and speak quickly.

They are generally found to be talkative, creative & energetic.

At the times, when it happens to be out of balance, people lose weight or may become constipated and feel loss of energy due to the weak immune system. Thus, it also affects the human nervous system and concludes with stress, anxiety  and depression problems.

Restlessness and lack of proper sleep are the main indications of Vata Dosha related health problems.At emotional front, they are more fearful and worried.

Pitta Dosha:

Pitta Dosha signifies fire and water element and fire remains to be the dominating one. Its main characteristics are hot, sharp and penetrating. People with Pitta Dosha have oily skin, sharp features and penetrating eyes with moderate weight. These people are found to be highly determined, competitive, courageous, clear communicators with generally problem solving qualities.

When it gets out of balance in the body, problems like diarrhea, fever and functional problems in the liver, spleen and blood infections arises. They remain to be highly intense personality and sharp with tongue.

 Anger, resentment and jealousy are some of the main emotional features.

Kapha Dosha:

Kapha Dosha signifies water and earth elements. Its main characteristics are similar to water.

People with Kapha Dosha tend to have heavy bone structure with supple skin and weak metabolism rate and large body structure.They generally found to be uncomfortable while adapting to different environment and surroundings which are not according to their suitability. Conservatism and stability are the key features in their personality.

Most of them suffer from liver ailments, pain of sinus, depression and lethargy and gains weight at a very high rate.

At a negative side, they lack of motivational spirit but are very good at handling stress and heavy situations. Again thinking out …!

What is the reliable solution to  Balance Tri-Doshas?


The answer is “Ayurveda-Science Of Life”.It is one and only reliable medical practice that works upon the root-cause of the problem (DOSHA IMBALANCE). It repairs the damaged cells, tissues & organs by cleansing them deeply and works overall upon the functionality of the human body.

Ayurveda is directly inter-linked with transforming human lifestyle into best possible healthiest way.It lays stress upon Diet Intake according to the Prakriti of the sharir, exercise (Yoga), wellness programmes (Panchkarma) and last but not the least, the most important part of Ayurveda i.e. effective use of proportionate mix of various Jadi-bootis to treat health problems.Tri-doshas are responsible for human life to begin. As a consequence of imbalance of tri-doshas, it severely affects a human life which may increase the risk of adversity to the human body.

Today, due to the lack of knowledge and continuous ignorance of Great Indian Medical Science, Ayurveda is losing its significance.

There are some Frequently Asked Questions to make you understand the concept of Tri-dosha more clearly!

1. What is Ayurveda ?

The word “Ayurveda” is derived from two different words i.e. Ayu and Veda. Ayu refers to life and Veda refers to knowledge. Thus, it is a scripture to live a long healthy life.

This Ancient Vedic Science deals with the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of life. It also affects not only a physical body but the mind, body and soul of a human body.

2. When does Ayurveda come into its existence ?

Since 5,000 years, it is known to be the oldest form of health-care system in the world. Ayurveda is also considered as the ‘Mother of all healing’ and “Science Of Life”.

3.  Are there any Side-effects of taking Ayurvedic treatment ?

No, there are no side effects in taking Ayurvedic Treatment. It has side benefits rather than side effects to the body.

4. Is it all Natural?

Yes, it is all natural. There is no use of chemicals & harmful preservatives in ayurvedic products.

5. Is there any age restriction?

Person should be more than age of 3, can use ayurvedic products easily and without any fear.

6. Would treatment be possible without knowing imbalance of Tridosha in the body?

No, without knowing the actual cause ( dosha which is unbalanced) it is impossible to treat the diseases in the body.

7. Which Dosha is more dangerous?

There is no such prescribed dosha which is more harmful to the human body. It depends upon the severity of the diseases caused by the imbalance of the Tridosha.

8. How much Ayurvedic treatment is safe?

It is completely safe and secure without any harmful side effects.

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