Topic: madhurera sthāyī bhāba

Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa – Song Nine

Gītā-mālā (A Garland of Songs) Chapter Four Śrī Śrī Rūpānuga-bhajana-darpaṇa (A Mirror Reflecting the Worship Which Follows Śrīla Rūpa Goswāmī) Song 9 (1) madhurera sthāyī bhāba   labhe jate abirbhāba boli tāhā śuno eka-mane abhijoga o biṣoya  sambandhābhimāna-dwoya tadīya biśeṣa upamāne 1) Madhura-rati, or conjugal affection, is the sthāyī-bhāva of the madhura-rasa. Now please hear with rapt attention as I explain the sequence of its development. The seven causal ingredients are: 1) Abhiyoga (expression of heartfelt emotions as joking complaints) 2) Viṣaya (the five sense perceptions of Kṛṣṇa, namely sound, touch, form, taste and smell) Read More...

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