AYURVEDIC DIAGNOSIS

Ayurveda & The Doshas

Ayurveda : ayur {life} + veda {knowledge}
SISTER SCIENCE OF YOGA

SISTER SCIENCE OF YOGA

Ayurveda is a sister science to Yoga that focuses on inner and outer wellbeing through harmonizing (EACH OF THE 5) elements in the body.

THE DOSHAS

THE DOSHAS

According to this ancient science, each one of us exhibits a particular bio-energy that come together through the five elements (earth, water, fire, air, and ether) These are called 'doshas'.

BODY-MIND ARCHETYPES

BODY-MIND ARCHETYPES

There are three types of doshas Vata (air+ether), Pitta (fire+water), Kapha (earth+water) these combinations of the elements coalesce into three body-mind archetypes and dominate our physiological activities and also skin type.

VATA

VATA DRY SKIN

KAPHA

KAPHA Normal, Sensitive,
or Combination Skin

PITTA

PITTA OILY SKIN

At Shankara, we're primarily concerned about your three Ayurvedic skin types.