Two of the fundamental theories in Ayurveda are those of Pancha
Mahabuttas and the Tridosha theory.
The term ‘dosha’ (medical humour) denotes ‘that which darkens or
causes things to decay’ implying that when out of balance; the
doshas trigger the disease process. The names of the three doshas
are vata, pitta, and kapha. The doshas are the three primary
energetic principles, which regulate all physiological and
psychological process in the living organism. From the most
rudimentary cellular process to the most complex aspects of
biological functionality, the doshas regulate everything that
occurs, changes and decays.
A harmonious state between the doshas results in homeostasis which
is the required foundation for good health and a disharmonious
imbalance results in a variety of signs and symptoms. In all, the
interplay among them determines the objective condition of the
living being – including us.
Each dosha is a synergy of two Mahabutas (elements) and
interestingly enough - each receives its specificity from these
elements. It will help introduce different modes of massage for
individualized constitutions giving you both theoretical and
Facilitator: Dr.Prasanna Aithal & Mayuri Patel