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rasas (räˑ·sz),

n.pl in Ayurveda, the six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent. These tastes are intimately bound up with doshas, so that individuals crave the tastes they need to restore balance in the doshas. See also doshas.
Rasas.
RasaPredominant mahabhutas
SweetPrithivi and
jala
SourPrithivi and
tejas
SaltyJala and
tejas
PungentVayu and
tejas
BitterVayu and
akasha
AstringentVayu and
Prithivi
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