Ayurveda vs Dosha - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between ayurveda and dosha

is that ayurveda is traditional hindu alternative medicine, involving balancing three bodily humours of wind, bile, and phlegm while dosha is any of the three regulatory principles of ayurveda.

ayurveda

Noun

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  • Traditional Hindu alternative medicine, involving balancing three bodily humours of wind, bile, and phlegm.
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  • , year = 1788 , isbn = , date = , author = Asiatic Society of Bengal , publisher = Manuel Cantopher , location = Calcutta, India , title = Asiatic researches or transactions of the Society instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia , volume = 1 , url = http://books.google.com/books?id=AyhFAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA340 , page = 340 , chapter = XVIII , passage = From these are deduced the four Upavédas'', namely, ''Ayush, Gándharva, Dhanush,'' and ''St'hápatya''; the first of which, or ''Ayurvéda'' , was delivered to mankind by Brahma', Indra, Dhanwantari, and ''five other Deities ; and comprizes the theory of Disorders and Medicines, with the practical methods of curing Diseases. }}

    Derived terms

    * Ayurvedic

    dosha

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of the three regulatory principles of Ayurveda.
  • Alternative forms

    * dosa

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