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aṣṭabhāva m pl S The eight affections of the body considered as indications of the prevalence of सत्वगुण. These are स्तंभ, खेद, रोमांच, स्वरभंग or वैखर्य, वेपथु or कंप, वैवर्ण्य, अश्रुपात, प्रलय, as per Shlok, स्तंभः खेदोत्थरोमांचः स्वरभंगोत्थवेपथुः ॥ वैवर्ण्यमश्रुप्रलयो अष्टौ भावाश्र्चसात्विकाः ॥ 1 ॥ See in order or under सात्विक. Ex. अष्टभावें होउनि सह्रद ॥ आनंदमय जा- हाला ॥ Also अष्टभाव मखरें कडोविकडी ॥ नव महा- द्वारें तेथें उघडी ॥
(अ) १. स्तंभ, २. स्वेद, ३. रोमांच, ४. स्वरभंग, (वैस्वर्य)
५. कंप किंवा वेपथु, ६. वैवर्ण्य, ७. अश्रुपात, ८. प्रलय. (आ) १. कंप, २. रोमांच, ३. स्फुरण, ४. प्रेमाश्रु, ५. स्वेद, ६. हास्य, ७. लास्य, ८. गायन.

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