Prakriti vs. Vikriti: Nature vs. Imbalance

January 9, 2014    BY Kathryn Templeton

The terms prakriti and vikriti are frequently used in Ayurveda, but what do they really mean and how are they different from each other?  Prakriti is our elemental nature and Vikriti is the imbalance that results when we are not living in harmony with that nature.

Kathryn Templeton
Kathryn Templeton, MA, RDT/MT, E-RYT 500, is an Ayurvedic practitioner who has devoted her life to the health of others. A psychotherapist for more than 30 years, Kathryn is a master teacher in the field of Drama Therapy and continues to work both clinically and as an educator specializing in the treatment of individuals with complex trauma. As an E-RYT 500, NAMA Certified Ayurvedic practitioner and senior Para Yoga teacher, Kathryn has worked to develop specialized treatments integrating the... Read more>>