A comprehensive study of the Indian medical historiography, reveals that even in the ancient times when all ancient civilizations of the world developed their own medicinal systems for healing, ancient Indian system of medicine was the most methodical, and holistic system- both in its ideas and its curative measures. This science of healing, in ancient times, was founded as – Ayurveda meaning-the science of life!
Ayurveda emerged as not only the most methodical, more rational but also the one which incorporated “Intellectual Coherence”. The “Vaidyas” would consider each individual as distinct and paid isolated attention to the constitution of the individual had a focal point, around which it resolves, the “Tridosa”. These three dosas namely – vata, pitta, kapha, explained all physical, physiological processes and also the pathological causation of disease.