The three doshas, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, are the fundamental energies that govern all physical and mental processes in the body. Learn more about the doshas and how to achieve optimal health. Ayurveda is a ‘wholistic’ science. Atleast that’s what you must have heard or read somewhere, before reading this post. But have you ever given it a thought? As to what exactly does it mean by wholistic? What difference does it make? Is it really that important or is it just a glamorous word in a medical field?