Our five sense objects — ears, skin, eyes, tongue and nose — and their underlying subtler functions — sound, touch, vision, taste and smell — are governed by the following elemental principles.
Sound by Space, Touch by Air, Vision by Fire,
Taste by Water and Smell by Earth.
When these forces are allowed to express and operate optimally, a perfect natural order gets established.
The effect for Ayurveda - Tri-Doshas
This means: three governing principles, which govern the entire physiology and psychology of every living being. They are called Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
Vata is made up of Space and Air: governs all the movements and thoughts.
Pitta is made up of Fire and Water: governs all the metabolic activities and synthesis and assimilation of thoughts.
Kapha is made up of Water and Earth.: governs all the adhesion, lubrication and emotions. …more