Rasas

Some articles on rasas, rasa:

Natya Shastra - Performance Art Theory - Rasa
... Bharata refers to bhavas, the imitations of emotions that the actors perform, and the rasas (emotional responses) that they inspire in the audience ... He argues that there are eight principal rasas love, pity, anger, disgust, heroism, awe, terror and comedy, and that plays should mix different rasas but be dominated by ... Each rasa experienced by the audience is associated with a specific bhava portrayed on stage ...
Aesthetically - History of Aesthetics - Indian Aesthetics
... are the term 'Bhava' or the state of mind and rasa referring generally to the emotional flavors/essence crafted into the work by the writer and relished by a 'sensitive ... Poets like Kālidāsa were attentive to rasa, which blossomed into a fully developed aesthetic system ... Even in contemporary India the term rasa denoting "flavor" or "essence" is used colloquially to describe the aesthetic experiences in films "māsala mix" describes popular Hindi cinema films ...
Rasa (aesthetics) - Elements - Navarasa
... Abhinavagupta suggested a ninth rasa when only eight were accepted and it had to undergo a good deal of struggle between the sixth and the tenth centuries, before it could be accepted by the ... Colour blue In addition to the nine Rasas, two more appeared later (esp ... in literature) Additional rasas Vātsalya (वात्सल्य) Parental Love Bhakti (भक्ति) Spiritual Devotion However, the presiding deities ...
Rasa (theology)
... Rasa (IAST rāsa) is a Sanskrit theological concept specific to Krishna-centered bhakti traditions, such as Gaudiya Vaishnavism ... that Chaitanya traditions frequently quote "Truly, the Lord is rasa" (raso vai sah) of the Taittiriya Upanishad ... view that God is the one who enjoys the ultimate rasa, or spiritual rapture and emotions ...
Masirah Island - Geography
... Ras Abu Rasas, the south extremity of Al Masirah, is low and rocky ... about three km north-northeast of Ras Abu Rasas ... Between Ras Abu Rasas and Ras Kaydah, about 18 km to the northeast, the coast is indented by small, sandy bays fringed by rocks ...