Definition of rasa in English:

rasa

Syllabification: ra·sa
Pronunciation: /ˈräsə
 
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noun

Hinduism
Essence, flavor, or sentiment, in particular the characteristic quality of music, literature, and drama.
More example sentences
  • After all rasa is both aesthetic joy and gustatory delight.
  • In addressing such questions the paper draws on certain aesthetic formulations of the Hindu rasa theory.
  • It is this intense aesthetic mood that is called rasa.

Origin

Sanskrit, literally 'juice'.

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