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
Space and Air
Cold, light, dry, irregular, rough, moving, quick, and changeable.
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.
Creative, spiritual, tranquil, flowing & flexible
Mind – Fear, anxiety, stress, worry, poor memory, lack of focus
Body - hyperactivity, dryness, constipation, gas, aches and pains, arthritis, osteoporosis, fatigue.