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Georgetown University Self Body Type Evaluation Discussion Paper

Georgetown University

Question Description

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Readings:

  • “Characteristics of the Body Types.” Perfect Health, Deepak Chopra, pp. 46-57
  • “River,” from Siddhartha by Herman Hesse


Prompt:

Complete the self-evaluation to determine your dominant dosha, according to the Ayurvedic system. Reflect on which parts of the descriptions of the body types in the book feel relatable to you. Do you identify with the dosha that you self-evaluated as? Do you think that this description of your body type has always been applicable to you, or is it just descriptive of your body and circumstances right now?

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From Siddhartha by Herman Hesse I am only a ferryman and it is my task to take people across this river. I have taken thousands of people across and to all of them my river has been nothing but a hindrance on their journey. They have travelled for money and business, to weddings and on pilgrimages; the river has been in their way and the ferryman was there to take them quickly across the obstacle. However, amongst the thousands there have been a few, four of five, to whom the river was not a obstacle. They have heard its voice and listened to it, and the river has become holy to them, as it has to me. "Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?" That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future. -- ...
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Running head: SELF BODY TYPE EVALUATION

Self-Body Type Evaluation
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SELF BODY TYPE EVALUATION

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Self-Body Type Evaluation
According to the system of Ayurvedic, dosha refers to energy types that circulate in the
body and controls the physiological activities of the body. Every person is born with a kind of
dosha in them which might either be Pittas, Kaphas or Vitas. One ...

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