logo

nyes pa

nyes pa

”’Three Humors”’ (Tib. ཉེས་པ, Wyl. nyes pa, Skt. doṣa) – lit. “fault” * ”[[Wind]]” (Tib. རླུང་, Wyl. rlung, Skt. vāta or vāyu) * ”[[Bile]]” (Tib. མཁྲིས་པ, Wyl. mkhris pa, Skt. pitta) * ”[[Phlegm]]” (Tib. བད་ཀན, Wyl. bad kan, Skt. kapha) According to the concept of Tibetan medicine they are biological manifestations of the five elements. Humours present in the body from the moment of conception until the moment of destruction (death). Until their balance is disrupted they are responsible for […]