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vata /va·ta/ (vah´tah) [Sanskrit] in ayurveda, one of the three doshas, condensed from the elements air and space.

Vata is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Vata books and related discussion.

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What is Vata?
Amrita Veda. Ayurveda www.amritaveda.
Balancing Vata During the Fall Season
Vata dosha is naturally provoked through the increase of cold, dry, windy weather .
Balancing Vata
Balancing Vata Dosha Diet: Ayurvedic texts recommend the principle of opposites for reducing the level of a dosha that has become aggravated.
Kampa Vata – Parkinson's Disease
AGENDA.  Ayurveda.  Kampa Vata in Ayurveda.
Meg Frederick, ATC

Suggested News Resources

Favourites Tahiti dominates Va'a competition
TAHITI again proved to be a dominant force after dominating the Va'a event at the L'anse Vata beach in Noumea yesterday.
'Ayurveda effective medicine system'
Ayurveda says disease is a result of imbalance in the body's doshas of vata (air), pitta (fire), and kapha (earth).
Sport: Tahiti sweep Va'a gold
Tahiti have won the first gold medals at this year's Pacific Games after sweeping all of today's Va'a races in Anse Vata. The French territory is the reigning world champion and won ten gold medals at the 2007 Games in Apia.
Ayurveda's unlikely ambassador
He also does a rigorous vata massage every day, like a zealous vaid, informing you that it's done with a special oil of sesame seeds and herbs.
Quest for a balanced life through new spa
According to Dr George, each human body comes under one of three categories: Vata, Pita and Kapha, each with its unique character traits.

Suggested Web Resources

All About Vata | Vata Information
To determine your dosha, or ayurveda mind & body type, start by taking the dosha quiz. This will tell you which dosha is dominant for you.
Vata Dosha | Chopra Center
Vata governs movement in the body, the activities of the nervous system and the process of elimination. Vata influences the other doshas.
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Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association
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What body type are you a Vata Pitta or Kapha

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