LUMINOUS SHABDA'S NEW GLOSSARY
OF SANSKRIT & YOGIC TERMS
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See a preview of the term Vata below:
Windy, Dry and Creative
As an ayurvedic term, vata is used within the context of examining an individual's doshas. According to Ayurveda, there are three doshas: Vatta, Pitta & Kapha.
Vata signifies movement, as well as an increase or decrease of dryness and wind within the individual.
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