Vata Dosha

Cold

Cold

Light

Light

Dry

Dry

Rough

Rough

Mobile

Mobile

Quick

Quick

Changeable

Changeable

This energy is responsible for initiation and movement. In nature, Vata is like the wind. It is constantly moving and scattering things around. Vata is called the King of the Doshas mainly because it is the moving force behind everything, including Pitta and Kapha

 

Elements

Space and Air 

Qualities

Cold, light, dry, irregular, rough, moving, quick, and changeable.  

Bodily Functions

Vata governs anything related to movement, such as breathing, talking, nerve impulses, movements in the muscles and tissues, circulation, assimilation of food, elimination, urination, and menstruation.

Main Location in the Body

Colon, thighs, bones, joints, ears, skin, brain, and nerve tissues.

 

Balanced State

Creative, spiritual, tranquil, flowing & flexible

 

Imbalanced State

Mind – Fear, anxiety, stress, worry, poor memory, lack of focus

Body -  hyperactivity, dryness, constipation, gas, aches and pains, arthritis, osteoporosis, fatigue.

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