A Dance Of Doshas
Outlook Traveller|April 2019
A Dance Of Doshas

One session at Fairmont Jaipur’s Ruhab Spa turns the sceptical Priyam Bagga into a believer

While busy at work one day, I happened to receive a curious message from the people at Fairmont Jaipur. Their Ruhab Spa had begun signature treatments based on one’s horoscope and the dominant doshas that dictate one’s actions and demeanour. Here’s a little crash course for the uninitiated: according to Ayurvedic principles, there are three doshas, Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Those whose Vata dosha (air) is dominant tend to be flighty, creative individuals who are prone to worrying. Those with the Pitta dosha (fire) are fiery, headstrong and quick to get angry. Kaphas (water) are generally lazy, grounded and calm. I had had a tryst with Ayurvedic massages once before; now it was time for me to find out how the Ruhab Spa stacked up.


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April 2019