July 21, 2014 - The Pitta summer is upon us. According to Ayurveda, fire is one of two key elements that govern the Pitta dosha – and summer, too. Warmer temperatures, inflammation and increased irritability are hallmarks of this fiery time of year. In order to maintain balance in our bodies, minds and relationships, we must pay special attention to the pitta dosha in the summer months. Why balance pitta in the summer? Ayurveda (which literally translates to the “science o [...]