Sister Science Lesson 1
Discovering Your Path to Balance

Changing the way you view the world – through the lens of Ayurveda.

Lesson Objectives

Expect this lesson to completely change the way that you perceive the world around you.  As you begin to recognize the elemental makeup of each and everything in the Universe, including yourself, you’ll begin to notice that everything in creation is made up of elements that can either bring balance or cause imbalance.  This is the foundation of Ayurveda.

  1. Listen to the Audio Lesson
  2. Complete the Downloadable Dosha Questionnaire
  3. Complete the Journal Activity
  4. Complete the Challenge
  5. Share your insights in our Yoga Veda Community

Lesson Downloads

Journal Activity

What is your original state of perfection – your Prakruti?

What is your current state of imbalance – your Vikruti?

Considering your current state of Imbalance (your Vikruti) what elements do you need to ADD to your constitution to bring balance?

Reflect on your current state of health and balance. Do these results resonate with you? Please share your insights!

Challenge Assignment

Determine the Prakruti / Vikruti (perfect state / current state of imbalance) of someone else!  Sometimes it’s easier to recognize the elemental qualities in others before we can begin to recognize them in ourselves.  Take this bonus challenge and determine the Ayurvedic elemental makeup of someone close to you.

Download the dosha questionnaire and then use it to determine the elemental combinations of someone else.  Submit your assignment to for feedback and share your insights, questions and comments inside the Yoga Veda Community for peer-to-peer support.

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Bonus Resources


“As we embrace our passions and delve into the mystery of life, we unite with the majestic complexity of nature; and if we follow the signs, this can help us understand who we really are.”

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