Benefiting from thousands of years of wisdom begins with knowing your body type.
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It is determined at the moment of conception and relates to your genetically inherited physical and emotional qualities.
Your body type specifically relates to those qualities, characteristics and tendencies that are stable.
For instance, while you may experience temporary changes, like gaining or losing ten kilos, feeling nervous or irritable, developing a cold or flu, etc., in the natural course of life you will never gain or lose five inches on your height or experience a change of eye color.
Your unique body type is enlivened and described by three main doshas or forces: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These are loosely translated as Air, Fire and Earth, respectively. Each of us has all three doshas in our constitution, in unique proportions.
In Ayurveda, seven dosha-predominant Prakritis are described.
Three dual Prakritis, where two doshas are equally, or nearly equally predominant…
And one Prakriti that has all three doshas equally prominent…
PS: Even a thoughtful test cannot take the place of an evaluation by a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner. The results of this test may give a good indication of the primary doshas in your birth constitution but the evaluation of your practitioner may be more accurate.
In Ayurveda, your body type is known as your “Dosha”. Click the button below to begin the most comprehensive dosha quiz available online.