[INDOLOGY] Statement on sthāyibhāva

Harry Spier hspier.muktabodha at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 09:17:05 EDT 2019


Does anyone have a pdf of this article by Herman Tieken.  "On the Use of
Rasa in Studies of Sanskrit Drama" IIJ 43/2 (2000), pp. 115-138.

Thanks,
Harry Spier

On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 2:31 AM Tieken, H.J.H. <
H.J.H.Tieken at hum.leidenuniv.nl> wrote:

> Dear Harry, I do not have the books at hand. However, you might have a
> look at an article of mine, titled "On the Use of Rasa in Studies of
> Sanskrit Drama" IIJ 43/2 (2000), pp. 115-138. In this article I show, among
> other things, that in the Natyasastra the distinction between bhavas and
> sthayibhavas is less stable than is often assumed. You may find a pdf of
> the article on my website.
> Herman
>
> Herman Tieken
> Stationsweg 58
> 2515 BP Den Haag
> The Netherlands
> 00 31 (0)70 2208127
> website: hermantieken.com
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> *Van:* INDOLOGY [indology-bounces at list.indology.info] namens Harry Spier
> via INDOLOGY [indology at list.indology.info]
> *Verzonden:* donderdag 15 augustus 2019 22:01
> *Aan:* Indology
> *Onderwerp:* [INDOLOGY] Statement on sthāyibhāva
>
> Dear list members,
>
> On page 23 of Aesthetic Rapture by Masson and Patwardhan , their work on
> chapter 6 of Nāṭyaśāstra by Bharata is given a definition of sthāyibhāva .
> "Now the sthāyibhāva is a state of mind which because it is more deeply
> felt, dominates all other emotions.  It belongs to both the character and
> to the spectator".
>
> But the authors don't give a textual reference for this statement.  Can
> anyone give me a textual reference that supports the part of the
> definition: ". . . It belongs to both the character and to the spectator".
>
>
> Thanks,
> Harry Spier
>
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