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The Juices of Poetics
First Online: July 16, 2000
The Rasas (ru-sa -- from Sanskrit essence or juice -- roughly translated as the juices of poetics) are central to evaluating the quality of literature. The Navarasas as they are referred to, are nine in number and are listed below:
According to traditional Indian grammars, every poem should contain one or more of these flavors.
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