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Determining Your Prakriti (Nature)

Determining your Prakriti (Nature) — As we know that every human body is has three dosha’s (humors) which are responsible for the disturbance of health and these dosha (humors) also consist the human body nature and his behavioral habit, now here we discuss how to determine the body dosha (humor) with a simple questionnaire and you can determine the existing prominent dosha (humor) yourself. After going through the questionnaire may be you find that you relate to one or more dosha it shows possibility of two or all three combines in your body. In rarely, a person will have equal proportion of all three dosha and this equal proportion show good health in every manner according to ayurveda .Now the division is like this:

  1. Vataj (Air)
  2. Pittaj (Fire)
  3. Kaphaj (Phlegm)
  4. Vataj-Pittaj
  5. Vattaj-Kaphaj
  6. Pittaj-Vataj
  7. Pittaj-Kaphaj
  8. Kaphaj-Vataj
  9. Kaphaj-Pitaj
  10. Vataj-Pittaj-Kaphaj
Vataj Pittaj Kaphaj
Body type thin; usually short or tall medium large, tall
Weight low weight, doesn’t gain weight medium weight stay same heavy weight
Eyes small, dark eyes Medium sized light eyes easily inflamed large eyes with thick eyelashes soft, gentle gaze
Skin dry, rough, cold cracks easily moist, warm, pink prone to acne soft, smooth, moist, cool
Complexion dark flushed sunburn easily pale
Hair rough ,dry, wairy thin, oily, light colored, grey, bald premature thick, wavy, oily
Eye brow thin ,small medium thick, bushy
Nose small, thin medium, symmetrical wide
Teeth vary in size, crooked medium large white
Joints stiff, tend to crack loose, average size large ,sturdy
Nails thin, brittle soft, pink strong ,thick, white, smooth
Muscles thin, undeveloped average size large well developed
Urine scant, colorless profuse, yellow moderate, milky
Menstrual irregular, scanty regular, bright colour regular, pale colour
Stool scanty, dry, hard, prone to gas & constipation abundant, loose&soft moderate dense with mucus
Appetite variable strong low
Dietary likes to snack on dry, crunchy foods like cold drinks & snack like sweet and creamy
Thirst low high moderate
Digestion prone to gas good, strong, fast slow, steady
Sweat hardly sweat profuse strong smelling moderate
Circulation poor cold hand &feet good hot hand & feet moderate temperature cool
Weather like sun&warmth cold weather warm & windy
Sensitivity cold, wind, dryness noise heat, sunlight, light & colour touch, old & dampness
Immunity low moderate strong
Physical Endurance low moderate strong
Sleep light moderate deep
Dreams full of movement prone to nightmare colorfull, vivid passionate rarely or uneventful
Movements quick move with purpose & motivation moves slowly & steadily, gracefully
Mental Influences changes mind quickly easily, indecisive & nervous decisive & determine changes mind & opinions slowly
Thoughts creative, visionary lots of ideas logically, critically idealistically think slowly & methodically
Learning Ability easily learn & forget easily, poor memory easily with clear memory learn slowly good long term memory
Professionally art medicine, engineering business

Some Other Points

1. prone to anxiety, fear nervousness&worry prone to irritability anger, aggression, jealousy prone to depression lethargy, attachment
2. lively, positive attitude when balance warm outgoing & confident peaceful, happy & loving when in balance
3. spends on trifles earn but spends on luxury can earn & save after motivation
4. quick speech talkative argumentative confrontational, enjoys debate talk slowly & deliberately
5. love travel need beautiful environment domestic more of a homebody
6. sensitive to sound sensitive to visual stimulation sensitive to touch

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