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what does the word navarasam means ?

posted 31 May 2014, 11:41 by Mohankumar Gopalsamy
Our cultural history is incomplete without the number nine. Navarathri, Navarathinam and Navarasam are the words that we come across often. Among them Navarasam is significant for it symbolises the varied human emotions - anger, agony, love, sorrow, hatred etc..,




RASA

BHAVA

MEANING

COLOUR

Shringar(Erotic)

Rati

Delight

Pale Light Green

Hasya (Humorous)

Hasa

Laughter

White

Karuna (Pathetic)

Shoka

Sorrow

Grey

Raudra (Terrible)

Krodh

Anger

Red

Veera (Heroic)

Utsaha

Heroism

Pale Orange

Bhayanaka (Fearful)

Bhaya

Fear

Black

Bibhatsa (Odious)

Jugupsa

Disgust

Blue

Adbhuta (Wonderous)

Vismaya

Wonder

Yellow

Shanta (Peaceful)

Calm

Peace

White 



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