Let's find out what your dominant dosha is!
What's Your Dosha?
Get a quick overview of which Ayurvedic doshas (bio-energy) are dominant right now in your being. If you feel torn between two answers, choose the one that has been true the longest. Ok let's begin!
Question 1 of 21 How would you describe your physique?
- I am taller or shorter than average with a thin & underdeveloped physique and prominent bones.
- I am of average height & have a moderately developed physique.
- I am of large, broad physique with well developed muscles.
Question 2 of 21 How would you describe your joints?
- Thin, prominent, dry, and often make cracking sounds. Prone to fractures.
- Medium, soft, loose, prone to sprains.
- Large, thick, well-knit, strong.
Question 3 of 21 When it comes to my bodyweight:
- I gain and lose weight fairly easily.
- It is difficult for me to lose weight.
- It is difficult for me to gain weight.
Question 4 of 21 My skin is best described as:
- Cool, oily and moist.
- Warm, oily and soft.
- Cool, rough and dry.
Question 5 of 21 When I get skin discoloration, it tends to be:
- Dark spots
- Reddish all over and/or with freckles
- White spots
Question 6 of 21 My natural hair is:
- Thick, oily, wavy, abundant, dark or light
- Dry, thin, coarse, curly, frizzy, wiry, scanty, dark
- Moderate, fine, soft, golden, or reddish, premature gray or balding
Question 7 of 21 My eyes are:
- Sharp, penetrating, green, blue, with reddish or yellowish sclera.
- Small, dry, brown, gray or slate blue, and I tend to blink a lot.
- Large, attractive, brown or deep blue with white sclera.
Question 8 of 21 In physical activities I tend to be:
- Moderately active with average strength, but intolerant of heat.
- Active, quick to start and stop, but poor endurance.
- Lethargic, slow to start but good endurance.
Question 9 of 21 My skin is generally healthy, but is prone to:
- Dryness, dehydration, esp. in cold weather.
- Acne, esp. around mouth, chin or neck.
- Inflammation, rashes and sunburn, esp. in hot weather.
Question 10 of 21 I am particularly sensitive to:
- Cold and damp
- Dry cold and wind
- Heat and sun
Question 11 of 21 Which of the following best describes your appetite and digestion?
- My appetite is strong, sometimes ravenous. I need to eat regularly. I dislike delaying meals, and can digest large quantities of food.
- My appetite is irregular. Sometimes not hungry at mealtimes and very hungry between meals.
- My appetite is steady. I eat slowly. I can miss a meal comfortably, and feel best with smaller quantities of food.
Question 12 of 21 How is your elimination?
- I tend to have regular elimination (at least once a day or more), with soft stools that tend to be loose.
- I tend to have regular elimination, (once a day) but can be slow and sluggish sometimes.
- I tend to have irregular, dry stools. I am prone to constipation.
Question 13 of 21 Which of the following best describes your sleep requirements?
- I like to sleep, and I sleep deeply.
- I require moderate amount of sleep, and I mostly sleep soundly.
- I sleep lightly, and I often don't get enough sleep.
Question 14 of 21 In mental activities, I tend to be:
- Calm, deliberate, patient.
- Ambitious, motivated, penetrating.
- Restless, active, scattered.
Question 15 of 21 My learning style is:
- Quick to learn but poor long-term recall.
- Discipline and good memory overall.
- Slow to grasp but good long term recall.
Question 16 of 21 When under stress, I tend to:
- Eat emotionally and get depressed.
- Get anxious, worried and fearful.
- Get angry and irritated.
Question 17 of 21 Which best describes your speech?
- I am assertive when talking, and my approach is direct, convincing and sharp.
- I tent to speak slowly and deliberately.
- I am generally talkative and speak very fast.
Question 18 of 21 I have dreams of:
- Flying, running, searching, traveling, often fearful dreams.
- Passion, violence, anger, jealousy, filled with bright colors and lights.
- Romance, water, ocean, sadness, empathy.
Question 19 of 21 My energy level is:
- Intense, but sometimes run out of steam.
- Not as consistent as I wish. Comes in burst and spurts.
- Steady and even.
Question 20 of 21 I tend spend money (be honest:)
- Frugally. I spend on good food, but I like to save my money.
- Moderately. I like to spend on luxuries.
- Impulsively on trifles. I often feel lack of money.
Question 21 of 21 I tend to perform activities:
- Quickly. I tend to become distracted easily. I may not always complete things I begin.
- Slowly, deliberately and calmly. I take my time, and most of the time stick with it till I finish.
- Intensely and efficiently. I am a perfectionist. I may get aggravated if interrupted or encounter difficulties.