Doshas

The Dosha Quiz

1=Rarely 2= Sometimes 3=Often 4=Mostly

(Be honest…)

Dosha Quiz

Vata
I tend to do things quickly 1 2 3 4
I learn & forget easily   1 2 3 4
I am energetic and  upbeat 1 2 3 4
I have a lean physique and an active mind 1 2 3 4
I move and talk quickly 1 2 3 4
I often get cold hands & feet 1 2 3 4
I am prone to anxiety and stress 1 2 3 4
I dislike cold weather 1 2 3 4
My sleep is disturbed easily 1 2 3 4
My skin is often dry 1 2 3 4
I have a busy & creative mind 1 2 3 4
My energy levels come in surges 1 2 3 4
It is difficult to gain weight 1 2 3 4
My bowel motions and appetite are variable 1 2 3 4
My teeth are irregular or have gaps between them 1 2 3 4

Vata Score

Pitta
I like order and precision 1 2 3 4
I am strong-minded and insistant 1 2 3 4
I tire easily or feel uncomfortable in hot weather 1 2 3 4
My hair is reddish in colour or has signs of early graying or hairloss: 1 2 3 4
I have a strong appetite 1 2 3 4
I have regular bowel motions with tendency towards softer, looser stools 1 2 3 4
I like to set personal goals and strive to achieve them 1 2 3 4
I become impatient very easily 1 2 3 4
I tend to be a perfectionist about details 1 2 3 4
I prefer cold foods and drinks 1 2 3 4
I am more likely to feel that a room is too hot than too cold 1 2 3 4
I can’t handle very hot or spicy food 1 2 3 4
I enjoy challenges 1 2 3 4
I am very passionate and committed to my interests 1 2 3 4
I am quite critical of others and also hard on myself 1 2 3 4
I have soft bleeding gums & teeth that are moderate in size 1 2 3 4

 Pitta score

 

Kapha
I do things slowly and calmly but in a steady fashion  1 2 3 4
I find it difficult to loose weight and easy to put it on 1 2 3 4
I am quiet by nature and talk only when necessary 1 2 3 4
I am not easily woken from sleep 1 2 3 4
I am calm by nature and rarely get angry 1 2 3 4
I learn slowly, but I have good retention & good long term memory 1 2 3 4
I eat slowly 1 2 3 4
Cool or damp weather often bothers me 1 2 3 4
My hair is thick, dark & wavy 1 2 3 4
My skin is soft, smooth and pale 1 2 3 4
I have good stamina & physical endurance 1 2 3 4
I generally walk with a slow measured gait 1 2 3 4
I am loyal and faithful 1 2 3 4
I find it difficult to let go and am occasionally greedy 1 2 3 4
My teeth are strong, white, well formed & full 1 2 3 4

Kapha score

My body type is__________

But what does this mean? ….

We are born with all three doshas but the proportions vary. This is our constitutional body type. This blue print does not change but is subjected to environmental factors such as food, seasons and stress which create Dosha imbalances. Learning to maintain balance is the key to individual health.

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