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A term used in aesthetics and bhakti to describe the type of non-egotistic emotion felt by the spectator or devotee. It is opposed to kāma, which is a worldy or laukika emotion. More generally, it refers to something that is not part of the ordinary custom of the world (loka (2)).

Subjects: Hinduism.

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