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Three Doshas

Find Your Ayurvedic Body Type with this Free Dosha Quiz

This free dosha quiz can help you discover your ayurvedic body type, whether Vata, Pitta or Kapha. The three body types in Ayurveda, called doshas, are Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Each of these doshic body types uses metabolic energy in a unique way. Vata spends energy. Pitta manages it. Kapha stores it. Your body type effects your physical constitution, psychology and way of thinking. Each body type tends to get imbalanced in unique ways as well.

Once you know your dosha, this website can help you balance your unique body type with food, herbs, and lifestyle suggestions! When you are done with this quiz you will be taken to a results page where you can view your doshas, create a diet for your body type, and see product recommendations matching your body type. This test will take approximately four minutes to fill.

Please choose the answers that most accurately fit your body for most of your life.


Vata Dosha


Pitta Dosha


Kapha Dosha

Body Frame Thin, lanky, slim with thin muscles Medium, symmetrical with good muscle development Stocky, round, broad or large
Weight Lose weight easily Constant weight Gain weight easily
Chest Sunken, ribs showing Medium chest Broad, large chest
Hips Slender, thin hips Medium hips Wide, Heavy Hips
Schedule Irregular schedule / eating times Long workday Good at keeping a routine
Sleep Light sleeper Sleep well, average length Sleep deep & long, trouble waking up
Appetite Irregular/small appetite Strong hunger Steady, moderate appetite
Thirst Irregular Thirst Strong/frequently thirsty Rarely Thirsty
Digestion Gas, irregular digestion Steady, strong digestion Slow, heavy digestion
Skin Thin skin Warm & rosy skin Thick, cool skin
Hair Dry, dark, frizzy hair Fine, straight, light or reddish hair Thick, wavy hair
Eyes Sunken, small, active, dark eyes Sharp, gray, green, light brown eyes Large, calm, loving eyes
Lips Thin lips Bright red lips, face or palms Large, smooth lips
Speech Talks quickly Sharp language Slow, monotonous speech
Emotions Anxiety, fear, uncertainty Anger, irritable, ambitious, analytical Calm, greedy, stagnant
Mood Mood changes quickly Intense emotions Steady emotions
Personality Creative, imaginative Intelligent, efficient, perfectionist Caring, calm, patient
Conflict makes me Conflict makes me restless Conflict makes me angry, irritable Conflict makes me depressed, lazy
Wealth Poor, spends frivolously Medium wealth, spends on luxuries Rich, holds onto money
Social Make and change friends often Friends are work related, change with job Friendships are long lasting, sincere
Stamina Short bursts of energy Medium stamina Steady, high stamina
Climate Avoids cold Avoids heat Avoids humidity
Activity Hyperactive, quick Moderate pace, goal oriented activity Slow and steady activity

What is Joyful Belly?

Browse recipes and hundreds of other ingredients on this extensive educational website. Joyful Belly helps people confidently choose food that restores their healthy glow, using the ancient technique of Ayurveda. Our extensive collection of online recipes, ingredients, and articles makes health easy. To get started, take the free dosha quiz to find your Ayurvedic body type.

What is Ayurveda?

Learn about Ayurveda from the author of this article and founder of Joyful Belly,
John Immel.

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