Dosha Quiz

Knowing your primary dosha is important in understanding how to attain and maintain good health. It is when we are not in balance, our primary dosha’s “bad side” becomes most present. By understanding this we can bring ourselves back into harmony.

 

 

Determine your dosha or prikriti with this quiz.

 

Please answer YES or NO to the following questions based on what rings true for you.

 

Section A

I have always been thin and gangly. Yes - No

I lose weight easily and I have difficulty gaining it. Yes - No

I prefer a warm climate and don't like wind and cold. Yes - No

My hair tends to be curly and dry. Yes - No

My skin tends to be rough and dry. Yes - No

When under stress I tend to become anxious and/or fearful. Yes - No

 

Section B

I have a medium build with medium bone structure. Yes - No

I enjoy competitive activities and enjoy physical or intellectual challenges. Yes - No

I prefer a cool climate to a warm one. Yes - No

I dislike heat, especially humid heat and feel easily fatigued by it. Yes - No

I have a sharp, aggressive mind. Yes - No

My digestion and appetite tends to be strong and I get irritable when I'm hungry. Yes - No

When under stress I tend to become easily frustrated, impatient, or angry. Yes - No

 

Section C

I have a sturdy constitution and a large bone structure. Yes - No

I've always been a little overweight. Yes - No

I gain weight easily and have difficulty losing it. Yes - No

I tend to have excess mucous. Yes - No

My hair is a thick and lustrous. Yes - No

My energy and stamina are consistent. Yes - No

When under stress I become withdrawn, unmotivated, and resistant to change Yes - No

 

If you answer YES to three or more statements in Section A,

you have a primarily Vata constitution.

 

If you answer YES to three or more statements in Section B,

you have a primarily Pitta constitution.

 

If you answer YES to three or more statements in Section C,

you may have a primarily Kapha constitution.

 

If your answers are split between two or three of the sections,

you are bi- or tri-doshic.

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Kirsten Erickson, C-IAYT, E-RYT200, RYT500, iRest® Yoga Nidra Level 1 Teacher, Yoga Wellness North