Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Elements

Ether. Space. It is the space filled by the other elements: Air, Fire Water, Earth.

I am someone who really needs her space.

We create healthy ether or vata dosha by filling the emptiness in our lives. Our lives become full, not by being busy, but by being nourished physically and emotionally. Proper nourishment and regular routines act as a container for ether and the vata dosha.

Ether is said to be the vibration of primordial sound, or unmanifested sound. Within the chakra system, ether is associated with the 5th chakra, Vishuddha. Sound and ether are inseparable. Because of their intimate relationship, the ear is considered the associated sense organ and voice (mouth) its organ of action.

Ether has no boundaries nor does music. Music is a language that connects us all.

Excerpts taken from:

Author: Dr. Marc Halpern
Published: Light on Ayurveda Journal

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