Anubhava - Experience, knowledge derived from personal observation or experiment

antaḥsvānubhavānandā vikalponmuktagocarā |
yāvasthā bharitākārā bhairavī bhairavātmanaḥ || 15 ||

anu-bhava [p= 36,3] [L=6916]
perception , apprehension , fruition

anu-bhava [p= 1312,1] [L=307230]

(H2) m.
[L=6918]impression on the mind not derived from memory
[L=6919]experience , knowledge derived from personal observation or experiment
[L=6920]result , consequence.
(H2) (also) cognition, consciousness,
[L=307230.1]custom, usage,

The Dhvanyāloka of Ānandavardhana with the Locana of Abhinavagupta: Volume 49 - Page 192

, Abhinavagupta (Rājānaka.), Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls - 1990 - 837 pages - Preview
That is why the terms vibhava, [anubhava,] etc., are used, which are terms for the super- normal.15 As [Bharata] says: "It is called a vibhava because its purpose is to give understanding (vijna)."16 In dealing with normal experience we ...

Indian poetics - Page 289
, Sahitya Akademi - 2001 - 402 pages - Preview
Bhava, Vibhava and Anubhava We have been using the word rasa all along this work and stating that it is the secret of ... Prior to this, we have to consider to some extent the nature of bhava (emotion), vibhava (excitant) and anubhava ...
T. Nanjundaiya Sreekantaiya

The Yoga of delight, wonder, and astonishment: a translation of ... - Page 15
- 1991 - 173 pages - Google eBook - Preview
... time, space and designation. It cannot be characterized or described in any human language. The 15th verse hints at that state in a positive way. It says that though it is beyond description, it is not beyond experience (anubhava). ...
Jaideva Singh

Vijnanabhairava, or Divine consciousness: a treasury of 112 types ... - Page 15
- 1979 - 173 pages - Preview
It says that though it is beyond description, it is not beyond experience ( anubhava). There are two indispensable conditions (both of which are interconnected) under which one can have an experience of it. (1) It can be within the range ...
Jaideva Singh

Brahman: a comparative theology - Page 104
- 2001 - 268 pages - Preview
The Indian Controversy over Sacred Text (Sruti) and Experience (Anubhava) A debate relevant to the discussion of revelation arises in contemporary Indian thought. The debate here is also over the status of sacred text and its ...
Michael Warren Myers

Critique of Poetics: Volume 1 - Page 50
- 2005 - 288 pages - Preview
... (determinant) and anubhava (consequent). Vibhava has been taken over in English and its equivalent is termed "objective correlative." And this credit goes to Eliot, who has noticed that there is a correspondence between emotion and ...
A.R. Biswas

Comparative Aesthetics: Indian aesthetics
- 1956 - Snippet view
In regard to the presentation of Vibhava and simple Anubhavas, Bharata does not give any instruction ; nor does he define them. He simply says that in representing them one has to be faithful to what is found in actual life and, ...
Kanti Chandra Pandey

Bhakti and philosophy - Page 17
- 2006 - 113 pages - Google eBook - Preview
Love has the nature of sheer immediate experience (anubhava-rupam).32 "Just as the being of God is not dependent on any proofs, love is its own proof [svayam- pra- manatvat]."33 The Sutrakara seems to be saying that love is to be ...
R. Raj Singh

See also

(H3) prati-° saṃvedana [p= 672,1] [L=133336]
n. experiment , enjoyment Nya1yas. Sch.
(H3) pratī* tya [p= 673,3] [L=133616]
n. confirmation , experiment RV. vii , 68 , 6
comfort , consolation ib. iv , 5 ,14 (others mfn. to be acknowledged or recognized)
(H2) prayo-gá 1 [p= 688,1] [L=136219]
mfn. ( Padap. pra-yóga) (for 2. » under. pra- √yuj) coming to a meal RV. x , 7 , 5 ( Sa1y. = pra-yoktavya)
(H2B) prayo-gá 1 [L=136219.1]
m. N. of a ṛṣi TS.
(H2B) prayo-gá 1 [L=136219.2]
m. (with bhārgava) author of RV. viii , 91 Anukr.
(H2) prayoga 2 [p= 688,2] [L=136310]
m. (for 1. » under 2. práyas , col.1) joining together , connection Var.
position , addition (of a word) Vpra1t. Pa1n2. (loc. often = in the case of Ka1s3. on Pa1n2. 1-4 , 25 ; 26 &c )
hurling , casting (of missiles) MBh. R. &c
offering , presenting Hariv.
undertaking , beginning , commencement S3Br. S3rS.
a design , contrivance , device , plan Ma1lav. Ra1jat.
application , employment (esp. of drugs or magic ; cf. IW. 402 , 1) , use Gr2S3rS. MBh. &c (ena , āt and °ga-tas ifc. = by means of)
practice , experiment (opp. to , " theory ") Ma1lav.
a means (only ais , by use of means) MBh. Sus3r.
(in gram.) an applicable or usual form Siddh. Vop.
exhibition (of a dance) , representation (of a drama) Mr2icch. Ka1lid. (°ga-to- √dṛś , to see actually represented » on the stage Ratna7v. )
a piece to be represented Ka1lid. Prab.
utterance , pronunciation , recitation , delivery S3rS. RPra1t. Pa1n2. Sch.
[p= 688,3] [L=136323]
a formula to be recited , sacred text S3iksh.
lending at interest or on usury , investment Mn. MBh.
principal , loan bearing interest Gaut.
an example L.
cause , motive , affair , object W.
consequence , result ib.
ceremonial form , course of proceeding ib.
a horse (cf. pra-yāga) L.

(H3) anubhavā* rūḍha [p= 36,3] [L=6922]
mfn. subjected to trial or experiment.