Biological and spiritual nature vata.


Prakriti consists of three basic quality: Sattva, Rajas and Tamas - features Lights, Energy and Matter, which is characterized by intelligence, the power of life and creation of material forms. When these three forces are saturated Prana, or life energy, form the three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
The three doshas relate to the Five Elements: ether, air, fire, water and earth. They represent forms of matter: a durable, smooth, radiant, volatile and ethereal. Five Elements can mean not only the form of the material, but also subtle and causal, which makes elements contain all the strength or manifestations of the soul, mind and body. None of the types of individual constitution is not better or worse than the other. Each has its advantages and disadvantages.
All forms of life characterized by these three properties. The man also is a unique combination of these three forces that make it from the moment of conception we are totally inimitable. Doshas determine our deepest inner nature.
• Vata is a combination of ether and air. Literally means wind, is the primary dosha. This driving force of the other two doshas, ​​which without it are weak or incapable of activity.
• Vata in nature primarily with ether, and the action of air. Its characteristic feature is dry.
• At the internal level Vata is both life force and energy of thought, which sets in motion the space in mind.
• sensory organs Vata is the ears and skin, and organs motor is provided and hands bound with elements of ether and air.
• Vata controls the balance of sensory, emotional, and mental and maintains the ability to comprehend and adaptability of mind.
• Vata gives us positive qualities, such as creativity, enthusiasm, speed, mobility and absorption of mind that allow us to achieve our goals in life.
• The main seat of Vata in the physical body is the colon. Vata is part of the positive energy produced during digestion.
As a factor causing manufacturing of toxins or developing the disease manifests itself in the form of gases accumulate as a result of digestive disorders.
Poor • Vata cause mental disorders, nervous and digestive This also leads to energy loss and weakness of all tissues of the body.
• Vata is not separate from the other doshas. It is like the wind that moves the clouds in the sky - contains subtle molecules of water and the potential for fire in the form of electricity. After all, it is the change in temperature (fire) and pressure (water) makes the wind blows.
• Vata is the source of the other two doshas. The right balance Vata depends on the right amount of Pitta and Kapha in it, as the heat and humidity of the wind affect its speed and direction.
The key to controlling the doshas are Vata care about.
The biological nature of vata:
• Growth - high or very low
• Body - slim, bony, muscular
• Weight - low, hard to gain weight
• The brightness of the skin - dull or dark
• Invoice skin - dry, rough, thin
• Eyes - small, nervous eyes
• Hair - Dry, thin
• Teeth - twisted, poorly formed
• Nails - rough, brittle
• Ponds - rigid, often cracking
• Circulation - weak, variable
• Appetite - fickle, nervous
• Desire - weak, limited
• Sweating - scarce
• Stool - hard, dry
• Urine - stingy
• Sensitivity - cold, dry wind
• Resistance - low, variable
• The tendency to disease - pain, inflammation
• The types of diseases - nervous
• Activity - high anxiety
• Strength - poor, quickly feels exhaustion
• Sleep - weak, restless
• Dreams - frequent, colorful
• Memory - fast, distraction
• Speech - fast, says a lot
• Temperament - nervous, unsteady
• Positive Emotions - adaptability
• Negative emotions - fear
• Faith - variable, wandering


The spiritual nature of vata.
Vata dosha in terms of Gun.
Vata type of qualities Sattva is creative, has an open, volatile mind. Demonstrates understanding of the diverse issues and problems. Quickly understand many different points of view. Perfectly able to communicate with others, he is enthusiastic attitude to life. It is characterized by a strong sense of unity with the people. It is sensitive and sensitive to others. It has a strong, healthy energy, it is very vital and constantly inspires others.
Vata type of features Rajas is always active, full of expression and movement, strives to achieve different, changing life goals. Always restless and full of different desires, still I want to do more and are never satisfied with anything. It is easy to disperse. It is interesting novelties, can be hyperactive and erratic. Fast as the wind, sometimes chatty, superficial, noisy and disruptive.
Vata type of Tamas qualities manifested behavior unpredictable, evidence of fear and dishonesty. Easily falls into exaggeration and ignores all the rules and good manners. He is prone to theft and sexual perversion. It can easily become addicted to drugs and other stimulants. Sometimes manifested suicidal tendencies. You can not trust him on important matters. It creates confusion in the lives of everyone who comes into contact.
Ayurveda and Yoga emphasize the development of sattva.
• In Ayurveda Sattva is a state of harmony, so that healing occurs.
• In Sattva Yoga is a feature that allows higher spiritual development.
Use your chance for spiritual growth and health, and thus a long and happy life.
excerpts from the book
"Yoga and Ayurveda. Self-healing and self-realization, "David Frawley.
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