Nowadays the terms Vata, Pitta and Kapha are almost synonymous with
In Layperson’s language, these three terms simply translate to motion, energy and matter These entities are the basis of universe, life, and our bodies as a part of this universe.
At the time of birth every individual has the unique combination of Vata, Pitta and Kapha which makes them unique from everyone around them. These forces when combined create the natural constitution of a person known as Prakruti.
Physical, mental, behavioral, emotional characteristics of a person can be determined by knowing one’s The type of disorders a person is likely to suffer from can also be determined from prakruti. Various aspects of lifestyle such as diet, exercise, sleep, working hours, etc. are also dependent on prakruti.