Ayurvedic Monday

Vata Dosha Vata carries the traits of air and space. As the wind is cold, dry, light, rough and mobile, so too is vata. As space is subtle and all-pervading, vata is as well. Vata’s primary quality is movement. The other two doshas are incapable of movement without vata; so, any movement in the body…

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Ayurvedic Monday

Pitta Dosha Pitta carries the traits of fire and water. It is primarily fire-like, but contains within it the lubricating qualities of water. Like fire, pitta is hot, light and sharp. And like water, pitta is unctuous, viscous, fluid and liquid. Pitta’s primary action is transformation. Just as a fire transforms wood to ash, the…