The root “Va” is derived from va-gatigandhnayah i.e., which has motion. Vata initiates & promotes biological activity responsible for movements of the body.
Vata is the principle of movement Accordingly, people with dominant Vata are often agitated and stressed. In addition, the months between October and February are Vata season and, during this period, the pace and turbulence of everyday life increases across all doshas. This makes it particularly important to find sufficient time and a tranquil environment for eating. Meals to calm Vata should always be cooked, warm and easy to digest.