Navarasa

Take any poem or literature, it has one or more of these Rasa (Genre, Quality) in it.


शृंगार - Romance

वीर - Bravery

करूणा - Compassion

अद्भुत - Fantasy

हास्य - Humour

भयानक - Horror

बीभत्स - Disgust

रौद्र - Terror

शांत - Peace


Anything other than these would be combination of some of these.

Epics showcase all of the 9.


Furthermore, these Rasas are made of Gunaas of Nature - Sattva, Raj, Tam

Thus, they form 27 sub-types and at least 729 sub-combinations.


- Harshad Subhash




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