Find your Dosha

 Ayurvedic Self-Assessment Questionnaire- adults. For children check here


Vata Dosha

Pitta Dosha
Kapha Dosha

Growing up was your…

1. Frame:
c thin, unusually tall or short, underdeveloped

c medium build, moderate physique, balanced, proportional

c thick, heavy build, tall or average height, well developed
2. Eyes:
c dark brown, gray, or black, jumpy, small

c green, blue, amber, sharp, penetrating, medium

c blue, soft brown, liquid, large
3. Hair:
c rough, curly, coarse, brown, black

c fine, thin, soft, straight, blond, light brown, red

c strong, thick, soft, wavy, brown to brown
4. Teeth:
c small, crooked and/or protruded, tendency to grind teeth

c medium sized, a little bit yellow, sensitive, easily irritated gums

c naturally large, straight and white
5. Joints:
c prominent, protruding, irregular

c regular, medium

c large, well-lubricated, fleshy


Now, do you ...

6. c have dry, brittle or frizzy hair
c have hair that is prematurely graying or balding
c have thick, abundant hair, that is sometimes oily
7. c have difficulty gaining weight, tend to be underweight

c gain or lose weight if you put  your mind to it, can maintain ideal weight
c gain weight easily, struggle to lose, tend to be overweight
8. c often have cold hands and feet

c have skin that is warm to the touch, hot and sweaty feet
c hands and feet are cool and damp
9. c have dry, rough and thin skin
c have warm, oily skin, with pimples, rashes, and with moles or freckles, sunburn easily
c have thick, naturally lubricated skin
10. c have a dry tongue with a thin grayish coating

c have a yellowish, orange or reddish tongue coating
c have a thick, curdy, white coating on tongue
11. c have dry, hard, irregular bowel movements

c have loose bowel movements, twice a day or more
c have one large full movement a day
12. c tend towards illnesses involving the nervous system

c tend towards fevers, rashes, inflammation when ill
c tend towards swelling, fluid retention, mucous, congestion
13. c have poor endurance, energy that fluctuates and often comes in bursts
c have medium stamina and average strength, are well managed
c have consistent energy and stamina, and can do a lot at a steady pace for a long time
14. c indulge in rich foods or are on a strict diet

c love proteins, hot spicy and/or salty foods, caffeine
c love sweets, dairy, pastry, bread
15. c have a variable appetite

c have a strong or excessive appetite
c have a steady/slow appetite
16. c sleep lightly, have difficulty falling asleep and awaken easily, usually 5-7 hours per night
c have a moderately sound sleep, usually 6-8 hours per night
c sleep deeply and uninterrupted, tend to awaken slowly in the morning, prefer to sleep for 8 – 10 hours per night
17. c experience poor resistance to colds and/or acute allergies

c experience medium resistance, prone to infections
c maintain strong resistance, but tend towards chronic condition
18. c enjoy hot weather, dislike windy, dry and cold daysnd dry d  sually needing less than 8 hours to feel rested,
c prefer a cool climate to a warm one, dislike heat
c tolerate most climates well but prefer hot, dry weather, dislike cold and damp days
19.c have poor concentration, learn quickly but forget quickly

c have a good short and long-term memory, logical, rational thoughts
c take time to learn things but then don’t forget
20. c dislike routine and tend towards erratic schedule

c like planning and organizing, enjoy creating structure
c like to follow a daily routine
21. c find it difficult to make decisions, change mind easily

c decide rapidly, see things clearly
c like to have time to think things through before making a decision
22. c tend to speak quickly, and both change the subject and talk a lot

c tend to be more orderly, serious, clear, or eloquent in speech
c speak slowly, thoughtfully, melodiously
23. c experience fear, nervousness or anxiety under stress

c irritability, frustration or anger under stress
c tend to feel apathetic or insecure under stress
24. c over-sensitive, emotions change easily

c strong or forceful about opinions/ideas, give opinion even if not asked for
c conservative, hold back 
your opinion in a difficult situation
25. c intuitive
c practical
c dreamy

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