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Sthayi Bhava

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What lies beneath that moral policing?
It seemed yet another sorry instance to me of the way anger has become the sthayi bhava or dominant mood of our public life. Granted, we are a battered public in many ways and have many reasons to be angry about life in general.
Saying it through expressions
Wisely walking the bhava route
A graceful silhouette of Dhanyasi was sketched by engaging prayogas and brigas tailored for a gentle landing on the madhya sthayi shadja. Papanasam Sivan's 'Balakrishnan Padamalar' is a bijou, aglow with nascent luminosity in the anupallavi and ...
Rising above the odds
Sahana raga alapana by Kavitha had the predictable phrases but the Thyagaraja's composition 'Raghupate Ramarakshasabheema,' a less-heard kriti evoked a rich bhava.
In the spotlight
Apoorva was a natural in this complicated situation. The sthayi bhava or the overriding sentiment was most crucial in 'Jagadodarana' in which the poet is an awestruck bystander watching how Yashoda treats Krishna, the lord of the universe, as a mere child.

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