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'[[taste]]'; Property of [[matter]] ([[rupa]]).
 
'[[taste]]'; Property of [[matter]] ([[rupa]]).
  
Every living entity, beginning from [[Brahmā]], the first-born living {{Wiki|being}} within the material world, down to the insignificant ant, [[desires]] to relish some sort of [[taste]] derived from [[sense]] [[perceptions]]. These [[sensual pleasures]] are technically called [[rasas]]. Such [[rasas]] are of different varieties.
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Every living [[entity]], beginning from [[Brahmā]], the first-born living {{Wiki|being}} within the [[material world]], down to the insignificant ant, [[desires]] to relish some sort of [[taste]] derived from [[sense]] [[perceptions]]. These [[sensual pleasures]] are technically called [[rasas]]. Such [[rasas]] are of different varieties.
  
In the revealed scriptures the following twelve varieties of [[rasas]] are enumerated:
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In the revealed [[scriptures]] the following twelve varieties of [[rasas]] are enumerated:
  
 
     [[raudra]] ([[anger]]),
 
     [[raudra]] ([[anger]]),

Latest revision as of 01:26, 30 January 2015

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Taste;

Function or achievement.

'taste'; Property of matter (rupa).

Every living entity, beginning from Brahmā, the first-born living being within the material world, down to the insignificant ant, desires to relish some sort of taste derived from sense perceptions. These sensual pleasures are technically called rasas. Such rasas are of different varieties.

In the revealed scriptures the following twelve varieties of rasas are enumerated:

    raudra (anger),
    adbhuta (wonder),
    śṛṅgāra (conjugal love),
    hāsya (comedy),
    vīra (chivalry),
    dayā (mercy),
    dāsya (servitorship),
    sakhya (fraternity),
    bhayānaka (horror),
    bībhatsa (shock),
    śānta (neutrality),
    vātsalya (parenthood)

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