Dosha Test

Vata
Vata Vayu (air) and Akasha (ether/space)
Pitta
Agni The Energy (fire) and Jal (water)
Kapha
Jal (water) and Prithvi (earth)


Read the descriptions – factors in the left-hand column, and then tick the choice that best describes you from the right-hand columns.
If you feel that you have characteristics from more than one section, feel free to tick both.
Add up each column and mark the total number of qualities you have chosen under each of the three sections, add up your totals and the highest total is your Dosha Type
This is only a guide and you should note that your Dosha will change with your lifestyle.

FACTOR
VATA
PITTA
KAPHA
Body FrameThin, bony, tall or short
Medium, balanced
Large, broad
WeightLow
Moderate
Heavy
SkinDry, rough, cool, dull
Soft, oily, warm, ruddy
Thick, moist, cold, pale
HairDark, dry, curly
Soft, oily, fair/red
Thick, oily, wavy
TeethProtruding, big, uneven
Moderate, yellowish
Strong, even, white
NailsRough, dry, brittle, bitten
Soft, pink, strong
Soft, large, white
EyesSmall, dull, dry, nervous
Sharp, penetrating
Big, thick lashes
AppetiteVariable, small
Good, regular
Slow and steady
ThirstVariable
Excessive
Minimal
EliminationDry, hard, constipated
Soft, oily, loose
Thick, heavy, slow
UrineFrequent but sparse
Yellow, copious
Infrequent, average
SweatMinimal
Profuse, pungent in odor
Slow to begin, heavy
PulseWeak, erratic
Stable, strong
Slow, smooth
CirculationVariable, poor, sluggish
Good
Moderate
SleepLight, disturbed, minimal
Sound, moderate
Heavy, excessive
SpeechRapid, high or hoarse voice
Sharp, cutting, loud
Slow, harmonious
LibidoVaries, directed in fantasy
Passionate, excessive
Slow but strong, loyal
ImmunityVariable, poor
Moderate
High
ActivityHigh, restless, mobile
Moderate, directed
Minimal, slow
EnduranceMinimal
Moderate
Excellent
MindRestless, curious
Aggressive, clever
Calm, slow
MemoryShort term
Sharp, good
Long term
RoutineDislikes
Enjoys planning
Adaptable, tolerates
FaithErratic, changeable
Fanatical
Steady, devoted
DreamsFrequent, fearful
Fiery, violent, vivid
Romantic, calm
Opinions/MoodsVariable, fluctuate
Expresses forcefully
Changes slowly
FinancesPoor, spends rapidly
Moderate, buys luxuries
Rich, thrifty
HobbiesTravel, art, philosophy
Sports, politics, luxuries
Serene, leisurely types
FoodSimple, sparse, snacks
Requires regular meals
Gourmet, luxury, fatty
CreativityOriginal, fertile
Technical, scientific
Entrepreneurial
SensitivitiesCold, wind, dryness
Heat, sun, fires
Cold, damp, humidity
TemperamentNervous, insecure, shy
Determined, motivated
Conservative, resilient
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PITTA:
KAPHA:

Once you have your totals, this should give you a rough idea of what your Dosha is.
There are several types of Dosha and if you return to the main Ayurvedic page hopefully you will find out more about your Dosha
As you learn more about your body, it is important to get an understanding of your Chakra, another ancient form of healing, to learn more, try my Chakra Guide