Take this simple quiz to get an idea of your dosha type.
Please keep in mind that this quiz is just a general guideline and that determining your dosha is a complex process that may require a more in-depth consultation with an Ayurvedic practitioner.
What is your body type?
a) Thin and lanky
b) Medium build with good muscle development
c) Heavyset or stocky
What is your skin type?
a) Dry and rough
b) Sensitive or prone to redness
c) Oily or prone to acne
What is your hair type?
a) Dry, thin, and brittle
b) Soft, wavy or curly, and moderately thick
c) Thick, oily, and prone to dandruff
What is your digestion like?
a) Irregular, prone to constipation
b) Strong and regular
c) Slow, prone to bloating and indigestion
What is your sleep pattern like?
a) Light and fitful
b) Deep and restful
c) Heavy and prolonged
What is your mental state like?
a) Restless, anxious, and easily distracted
b) Focused, driven, and competitive
c) Calm, slow, and lethargic
What is your general outlook on life?
a) Excitable and quick to act
b) Ambitious and focused
c) Content and relaxed
Now, add up your answers for each letter (a, b, c) and see which letter you selected the most. The letter you selected the most corresponds to your predominant dosha:
- If you selected mostly a’s, your predominant dosha is Vata.
- If you selected mostly b’s, your predominant dosha is Pitta.
- If you selected mostly c’s, your predominant dosha is Kapha.
The information provided in this article is for educational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace the advice of a healthcare professional. Before making any significant changes to your diet, lifestyle, or healthcare regimen, please consult with your healthcare provider.