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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.
RasaPredominant mahabhutas
SweetPrithivi and
SourPrithivi and
SaltyJala and
PungentVayu and
BitterVayu and
AstringentVayu and
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Building on this definition and through comparison of selected rasas in Hindu and Christian traditions, Roberts challenges the otherworldliness that often haunts theological discourses on emotions.
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