Three Bodily Elements – Tridosha

Three Bodily Elements – Tridosha As The Basis Of Health


Three bodily elements known in Ayurveda as the Tridosha are the basis of the health management system. According to the ancient vedic srtiptures dealing with health maintenance and recovery from the ailments, the balance of Tridosha is essential for living a healthy life.

The elements of air (Vata), fire (Pitta) and water (Kapha) are the there ingredients which are called Doshas or biological forces which cause decay of our body and health. In sanskrit terms the word dosha carries the meaning fo something been faulty, spoiled, dark, afflicted and decayed.

The interactions of these three Doshas in the body lead to faster, slower or no decay of the body our living force is placed in. Ayurveda is a science of life, which teaches how to bring these three biological forces in perfect balance and have a long, healthy, happy and meaningful life.