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Raga CDs of the months (07/08): Raga Time Cycle – The Ayurvedic Princips…

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on August 7, 2007

In August IMC OnAir presents it’s regular show “Raga CDs of the Month” with the new topic: “Raga Time Cycle – Ayurvedic princips… The three doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha dominance“, broadcasted via radio + podcasting.

The word Ayur-Veda originates from Sanskrit, the old Indian language sciences. Ayurveda is translated in a modern understanding as “life science” (general common).

Ayurvedia pursued as empirical nature teaching and philosophy of human health, preventively, welfare-end and maintaining health care… and concentrates for it on all physical, menthal, emotional, spiritual and social aspects.

The characteristics of the Doshas (Vata, Kapha and Pitta) symbolize the physcial characteristics of the elements for our bodily functions. The princips of the three doshas cover the human as whole: body, senses, mind and soul.

Raga Time Cycle - The Ayurvedic Princips

 

As the element characteristics of food are favorable for harmony of the doshas, the environmental and social conditions can considerable contribute to the development of dosha dominances. Both seasons and prevailing weather conditions as well as day times let dominate one of the three doshas.

The Ayurvedic structure with it’s time cycle of 6×4 hours is similar to the Raga time cycle of 8×3 hours defined by the Indian musicologist V.N. Bhakthande…

broadcasting date: 58 min. on Thue., 7th Aug 2007 at 09:00 pm (METZ)

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