According to Ayurveda and yogic philosophy, all of nature (prakriti) is characterized by the three gunas: sattva, rajas, and tamas. Sattva is light, clear, and luminous. Activity and turbulence characterize rajas. Tamas is heaviness, darkness, and inertia. For those who practice Ayurveda and yoga, you may be curious about a sattvic diet—how to eat to support a more clear, light, and pure state of being. Here are some Ayurvedic guidelines on sattvic diet.