Understanding Kapha

KAPHA: The Earth Dog

Earth and Water combine to form Kapha. Kapha governs structure, form and stability.

Kapha Personality:

Kapha dogs are possessive, even-tempered,reliable and love to eat!

Kapha Mind:

Calm, grounded, nurturing and loving

Kapha Body:

Kapha dogs are physically strong but tend to be overweight.They have large, soft eyes, thick shiny skin and coat.

The main location of Kapha in the body are head, throat, chest, lungs, lymph, tissues, tendons and ligaments. Kapha is responsible for providing moisture, lubricating joints, maintaining healthy tissues and providing structure and stability to the body.

In balance:

Balanced Kapha helps offset the imbalances due to Vata and Pitta. Balanced Kapha dogs are calm, loving, and patient companions.

Out of balance:

The calm and patient dog can transform into a lazy dog, when Kapha is out of balance. Kapha imbalance can also lead to possessiveness, depression and greed. Physically it leads to weight gain.