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SOTHA

School of Thai Healing Arts

 

 

 

Types and causes of imbalance

 

The Traditional texts identify various ways in which the elements can become imbalanced and the causes.

 

 

 

                                

                

 

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Imbalances in the Elements

Five types of Imbalance:

Excessive

Deficient

Deranged

Broken

Disappeared (Left the Body)

 

Cause of Imbalance in the Elements

Three causes of Imbalance:

Natural

Unnatural

Karmic

Natural Imbalances of the Elements:

Elemental Imbalance (An imbalance of the internal elements or an

imbalance of the internal elements with the external elements)

External Elemental Factors

o Wind

o Heat

o Dampness

o Cold

o Dryness

Season

Time (This includes the time of day as well as astrological influences.)

Age

Region/Climate

Daily Routine

o Eating Habits

o Posture

o Sleep Pattern

o Exercise and Work

o Extremes in Temperature

o Natural Urges

o Emotions

Unnatural Imbalances of the Elements:

Ghosts and Spirits

Deities

Magic

Weapons

Accidents

Poison

Karmic Imbalances:

Past Karma

Present Karma