adhirūḍha-mahābhāva

the highest state of mahābhāva, found only in the gopīs of Vraja. The mood in which all the anubhāvas that are manifested in resolute mahābhāva attain special characteristics that are even more astonishing than those anubhāvas in their normal forms.
There are two types of adhirūḍha-bhāva : 1) modana 2) mādana

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  • adhirūḍha — the highest state of mahābhāva, found only in the gopīs of Vraja. The mood in which all the anubhāvas that are manifested in resolute mahābhāva attain special characteristics that are even more astonishing than those anubhāvas in their normal… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • adhirūḍha-bhāva — the highest state of mahābhāva, found only in the gopīs of Vraja. The mood in which all the anubhāvas that are manifested in resolute mahābhāva attain special characteristics that are even more astonishing than those anubhāvas in their normal… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • mādanākhya-mahābhāva — when mahābhāva increases even further then mohana, it attains an extremely advanced condition. The paramount emotion in which it becomes jubilant due to the simultaneous manifestation of all types of transcendental emotions is called mādana. This …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • mohana-mahābhāva — advanced stage of modana see adhirūḍha bhāva …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • mādana — when mahābhāva increases even further then mohana, it attains an extremely advanced condition. The paramount emotion in which it becomes jubilant due to the simultaneous manifestation of all types of transcendental emotions is called mādana. This …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

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