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Title: Concept of personality type in West and in Ayurveda
Authors: Mukherjee, Rudrani
Keywords: Ayurveda
Western typology
Personality type
Vata
Pitta
Kapha
Sattva
Rajas
Tamas
Psychological qualities
Physiological qualities
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: A61, A99Z
Abstract: In western psychology, personality type has been widely discussed. This Typology is but one-way of understanding “Personality”. It has some practical utility. In Ayurveda, personality types have been discussed from two angles, viz. physiological and psychological as body and mind is correlated. Psychological qualities are Sattva, Rajas and Tamas. Physiological qualities are Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Here, western and eastern approaches are compared to identify the points of similarities and dissimilarities.
Page(s): 432-438
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.06(3) [July 2007]

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