- (in Hindu aesthetics) flavor, sentiment, or emotion: regarded as one of the fundamental qualities of classical music, dance, and poetry.
Origin of rasa
First recorded in 1790–1800, rasa is from the Sanskrit word rasa sap, fluid, essence
[rah-sawn; English ras-on]
- a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.
Origin of rason
First recorded in 1930–35, rason is from the Medieval Greek word rháson a woolen cloth
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Examples from the Web for rasa
Asked why the suspect would use a knife, Rasa had no explanation.
Rasa said 15 people were injured in the attack, and four of them are in critical condition.
“All the injuries we treated were consistent with laceration-type injuries,” said Rasa.
Rasa added: “As far as I can tell most of the victims were students.”
The extract (rasa) is of a yellowish brown colour when stirred, the surface being of rich red-brown.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
A Vedic text also declares: That is Rasa (mercury), having obtained this he becomes beatitude.The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha
Rasa bujha'i rasamanta: a pregnant epigram, valid equally in love and art.Vidyapati Bangiya Padabali
For months I entered the ecstatic union, comprehending why the Upanishads say God is rasa , "the most relishable."Autobiography of a YOGI
The laird of Rasa had taken part in the rebellion, and his domain had been plundered in consequence.Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15)