The world is made up of five types of elements and these elements all comes together in perfect balance.  Each one of us carries a a balance of these elements within us which create our physical and psychological makeup.  This combination is called a dosha.

The five elements are spirit, earth, water, fire, and air.  When these elements overlap, the create the three doshas which govern the human body: vata dosha, kapha dosha, and pitta dosha.

According to Ayurvedic philosophies, by determining your dosha, you can take the steps in your life that will bring about greater balance of the three life force energies within your body, offering greater physical, spiritual and psychological health.

Take this quick test to see what dosha is dominant within you.

 

1.My sleep is often…
2.I tend to walk…
3.My body type is…
4.I prefer to live in…
5.My appetite is…
6.My hair and nails are…
7.My skin is best desribed as…
8.I prefer to eat food that is…
9.My friendships are often…
10.I handle stress…