Most often we think about having the great relationship, the best job, the most money and the hottest looking body as things that will make us happy. But then we read a news article about the billionaire who killed himself or the most famous pop singer who became a drug addict. Having things doesn’t seem to add up to true wellness and they certainly don’t add up to bliss. They do add up to some comfort and less stress on some level so there is value for some of us in these things.
Your eyes are among the most important organs in your body. Ayurveda identifies all five elements within your eyes: earth (prithvi) — muscular part of the eye; fire (tejas) — the blood vessels; air (vayu) — the color; water (apu) — the white area; and space (akasha) — the tear ducts and channels. Alochaka Pitta is the subdosha of Pitta which governs outer and inner vision, or intuition.