Online Test Banks
Score higher
See Online Test Banks
eLearning
Learning anything is easy
Browse Online Courses
Mobile Apps
Learning on the go
Explore Mobile Apps
Dummies Store
Shop for books and more
Start Shopping

The 20 Qualities in Ayurveda

Part of the Ayurveda For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

According to Ayurveda, everything is experienced as a mixture of 20 different qualities, or attributes, which describe everything in our physical and mental world. An excess or deficiency in one of these qualities can lead to an imbalance in health. These opposite features point the way to effective diagnosis and treatment of illness in Ayurveda. Ayurveda believes that if the treatment is like the ailment it’s treating, it increases that ailment. Only an opposite quality can combat it.    

Dull Sharp
Hard Soft
Heavy Light
Cold Hot
Wet Dry
Dense Subtle
Rough Smooth
Slow Quick
Solid Liquid
Oily Brittle
  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share
blog comments powered by Disqus

SERIES
Ayurveda For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Advertisement

Inside Dummies.com

Dummies.com Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.