Dr. Abhay Kulkarni
Dr. Rajashree Kulkarni
Know your Prakriti
Know your Prakriti – FAQ
Do you feel hungry?
Sometimes yes sometimes No.
Always & very strongly.
Not much, can withstand hunger.
Skiping meals sometimes causes trouble.
Skiping or delaying meals always causes trouble.
Can skip meals without any trouble.
Do you feel thirsty?
Sometimes yes sometimes No.
No, water is drunk only with meals
Difficulty in falling asleep, disturbed, alert.
Very deep sleep, tendency towards oversleeping.
Habit of walking, talking, eyes remain half open during sleep.
Nothing of this sort.
Reluctant to get up from bed, take time to get up.
Less, only on physical exertion.
Profuse sweating, with or without bitter smell.
No or very little, after heavy exercise.
Constipated, hard stools have to sit for a long time.
Very quick and clear, little bit loose.
Unpredictable, sometimes angry sometimes cool.
Get annoyed very easily.
Not annoyed easily.
Are afraid of dogs, cockroaches, dark etc.
Are brave & aggressive.
Fearless but not aggressive.
Very talkative, fast, stammering.
Clear, sharp, high pitch, harsh, curt.
Silent, pleasant, deep, resonant.
Fast, quickly moving, hasty.
Precise, & orderly.
Slow, in relaxed fashion.
Gait (walking style)
Fast, light & quick steps.
Medium speed, quick, firm steps.
Slow, heavy steps, liesurely.
Thin, do not gain weight easily.
Medium, can gain or loose weight at will.
Strong, heavy, tendency to become fat.
Cannot tolerate cold dry weather.
Cannot tolerate heat, hot weather, sun
Cool, damp weather is troublesome.
Rough, dry, scaling in winter, visible veins.
Soft, warm, plenty of moles, becomes reddish in sunshine.
Oily, cold, lustrous, clear.
Curly, dry, rough.
Thin, straight, brownish, early graying, premature balding.
Thick, dark, wavy, oily.
Narrow (accomodating 2 fingers).
Medium (accomodating 3 fingers).
Broad (accomodating 4 fingers).
Very active, sometimes restless, but also very imaginative, easily excitable.
Stubbourn, forceful, easily irritable, not tolerating disagreement easily, Tend to be critical of others.
Tough, calm, not carried away easily, calm, tolerant.
Enthusiastic & vivacious, emotional, frequent mood variations.
Stubborn, realistic, disciplined outspoken.
Placid, sober, unruffled.
Good at memorising, but forget easily.
Can grasp easily rather than memorising.
Slow grasping, but excellent memory can remember minor details.
Not very good, frequent scrubbing, disproportionate letters.
Vertical, each letter separate, neat.
Decent, good, solid, firm, compact letters, circular.
Sweets, spicy & tasty foods sour foods fresh cooked food, hot tea, coffee etc.
Sweets, cold drinks ice creams, prefer cooled tea/coffee.
Do not like sweets, like hot spicy foods.
Tempted to eat food when see them.
Fond of eating, very choosy.
Not very choosy. Eat as a ritual.
Songs, music, dance, films etc.
Perfumes, ornaments, variety of clothes.
Reading, chatting with friends etc.
Do not like games.
Liking type of work
Moving, touring job, field work.
Administrtive, sedentary job, office work.
Read the questions carefully. Choose the answer, which describes you most accurately.
Note down the choice in front of the faq.no. On the answer sheet provided.
You can choose
or all of the choices if they are applicable to you.
‘s including the double choices.
= score of vata prakruti.
= score of pitta prakruti.
= score of kapha prakruti.
For example if a person gets 22 a’s he is of vata prakruti & so on.
If you get 22
‘s your prakruti is of single type.
If you get 16
‘s your prakruti is dominated by single dosha followed by the combination of other two doshas.
If you get 11 to 13
‘s your prakruti is of mixed type.
If you have any difficulty, get clarified first and then proceed.
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