The self-assessment questionnaire to assess Prakriti

Sl. No. Question/statement Guna Scores to be allotted
KAPHA
1 Whether your skin remains oily throughout the year in comparison to others?
Snigdha 120
2 Are your body-hairs & skin shiny, even when no oil or moisturizer is used?
Shlakshna 120
3 Are you considered attractive among your friends?
Mridu 40
4 Do even mild or trivial injuries on your body make you upset?
Mridu 40
5 Among your family members, is your complexion considered fairer?
Mridu 40
6 Do you think you have intense sexual desire?
Madhura 120
7 Have you got well built muscles?
Saara 60
8 Do you have soft, scanty, brown hair on your face, body & head?
Ushna 17
9 Do you change your body posture frequently? (You cannot manage yourself in a stable posture for a long duration.)
Saara 60
10 Do you have a well-nourished & normally developed body? (You are neither malnourished nor obese.)
Sandra 120
11 Are you lazy and disinterested in activities like morning walk/ jogging, swimming or any type of outdoor games?
Manda 40
12 Are you slow in consuming the food? (Even after all have left the dining hall, you are still consuming the same amount of food).
Manda 40
13 When you go to morning walk or college or office, do you walk slowly in comparison to others?
Manda 40
0/857
PITTA
1 Are you more comfortable in winter than summer?
Ushna 17
2 Among your family members, is your complexion considered fairer?
Ushna 17
3 Does your temperature of oral cavity remain towards upper limit of normal range?
Ushna 17
4 Do you have excessive black moles, Freckles etc on your skin? Or Have you noticed new appearance of black moles often on your skin?
Ushna 17
5 Do you feel excessive hunger & thirst in comparison to others?
Ushna 17
6 Have you experienced premature graying, wrinkling of skin & early baldness?
Ushna 17
7 Do you involve yourself in risky & heroic activities requiring physical strength often?
Ushna 24
8 Do you have soft, scanty, brown hair on your face, body & head?
Ushna 17
9 Do you have ability to digest large quantities of food easily?
Tikshna 24
10 Do you take large quantities of food & drink in comparison to others?
Tikshna 24
11 Do you get easily irritated for small/negligible problem in day-to-day life?
Tikshna 24
12 Do you consume food more frequently than others? (5-6 times/day)
Tikshna 24
13 Do you have soft & loose muscle bulk especially around the joints?
Drava 60
14 In comparison to others do you pass urine & stool in large quantities and do you perspire more?
Drava 60
15 Do your friends complain of bad smell being emitted from your body & mouth?
Visra 120
16 Do you think you have intense sexual desire?
Amla+ Katu 120
0/599
VATA
1 Whether your skin remains dry throughout the year in comparison to others?
Ruksha 30
2 Is your body undernourished/ emaciated?
Ruksha 30
3 Have you got rough, low, broken or obstructed voice?
Ruksha 30
4 Does Your sleep last less than 6 hours per day? Or Can your sleep be disturbed easily?
Ruksha 30
5 Do you change walking speed & style from time to time?
Laghu 40
6 Do you keep changing your food habits from time to time?
Laghu 40
7 Do you keep changingyour walking / jogging habit from time to time?
Laghu 40
8 Do you keep your joints, eyes, eyebrows, jaw, lips, tongue, head, Shoulder, hands & feet frequently moving?
Chala 120
9 Are you considered a talkative among your friends?
Bahu 60
10 Do you have prominent veins & tendons all over the body?
Bahu 60
11 Do you generally start the work assigned to you immediately?
Shighra 15
12 Do you get irritated easily? (E.g., when you do not get breakfast on time in your hostel or when the power goes off while watching a cricket match or your favourite movie over television)
Shighra 15
13 Do you get frightened easily?
Shighra 15
14 Do you make friends easily & also lose them easily?
Shighra 15
15 Do you generally learn things quickly? Or Do you have a good grasping power?
Shighra 15
16 Is your long term memory weak? (E.g., you can remember only few names of your friends at your primary school).
Shighra 15
17 Are you more comfortable in summer? Or Do you prefer hot/warm drinks over cold drinks?
Shighra 15
18 Do you generally develop symptoms immediately after exposure to common causative factors?(You are easily caught by diseases like flu, allergy during seasonal changes).
Shighra 15
19 Do you shiver in winter season more than your friends?
Shita 60
20 Do you often feel stiffness in your body after exercise, travelling?
Shita 60
21 Are your nails, teeth, hands, feet and hairs on your body and face rough?
Parusha 120
22 Do you have cracks on the body especially on the heels?
Vishada 60
23 Are some crackling sounds produced in your joints during movements?
Vishada 60
0/960
Final percentage scores for KAPHA
Final percentage scores for PITTA
Final percentage scores for VATA

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