The Three Gunas
Sattva pure or essence
are found in all of nature as well as in the mind.
When in balance, the three gunas maintain a healthy state of mind and , to some extent, of body as well.
Disturbances to the harmony of the gunas result in different types of mental disorders.
the development of a sattvic mind is goal of Yoga and Ayurveda.
Om trigunayai namaha
I bow to Her who is endowed with the three gunas of sattva, raja an tamas.
Om Maha- Sattvayai namaha
I bow to Her who possesses great sattva.