What does Dosha actually mean?
The universe consists of five elements - Ether, Air, Earth, Fire and Water- and the human body is composed of a combination of them. Furthermore, three principle bio-energies known as the doshas(Vata, Pitta and Kapha) exist in all matter and are composed of different combinations of the five elements. The Sanskrit word dosha translates to “that which can cause problems/disturbance”, where there is imbalance, there is illness or disease. Imbalance occurs because one or more