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Now let us study the various ingredients of ras (such as vibhâv etc.) in the above situation. We remember that vibhâv comprises of sthâyi-bhâv, the subject of ras, the shelter of ras and what excites ras. They are as follows – Read the rest of this entry »

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What are the vyâbhichâri bhâv or passing moods of a devotee in madhur ras? “A devotee expresses The 33 types of vyâbhichâri bhâv (such as nirved etc.), other than ougra and lethargy.” – (B.R.S.) Read the rest of this entry »

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1. Vâchik – verbal reactions of a devotee in this ras – there are 12 in all Read the rest of this entry »

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What excites madhur ras?

(uddipan vibhâv)

Sri Hari’s and His sweethearts’

· qualities,

· names,

· characteristics,

· decoration,

· associated elements and Read the rest of this entry »

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Madhur-bhakti-ras

“A devotee in madhur ras five characteristics in all –

  1. she is steadfast in her attachment to Sri Krishna (like a shânta-devotee) Read the rest of this entry »

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In this verse the ingredients of ras are as follows –

Vibhâv

  • Sthâyi-bhâv – the devotee should have a passion called ‘vâtsalya’.
  • The subject of ras – Sri Krishna and Baladev who are crawling. Read the rest of this entry »

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Vâtsalya-bhakti-ras

 

“The devotee in vâtsalya-ras has 4 ras-qualities –

1. the qualities of the shânta-devotee

2. the sevâ of the servant – as a parent the sevâ comprises of love, care and protection. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sakhya-bhakti-ras

 

“The devotees in friendly mood has three characteristics –

  1. the qualities of the shânta devotee
  2. the sevâ performed by the servants
  3. The mood of non-difference is very strong in a sakhâ and the friend is devoid of awe and reverence.

A sakhâ climbs on Sri Krishna’s shoulders and also lets Him climb on his; Read the rest of this entry »

 

“The devotees in the dâsya-mood have two characteristics – they have the qualities of the shânta-devotee1 as well as ‘sevâ’.” – (C.C.Madhya.19.180)

 

Srila Rupa Goswâmipâd has called Read the rest of this entry »

Definition of shânta-devotee

“Sri Bhagavân has stated with His Holy lips that, the shânta-devotee only knows Sri Krishna’s swarup and is firmly attached to Him.”

(C.C.Madhya.19.173) Read the rest of this entry »

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