First manifestation of sat cit ananda from the Lord A drop of bhava uproots avidya completely Sudurlabha Moksa laghu krti
Bhava attracts Krsna Devotee becomes even more attracted to Krsna.
His senses experience the Lords sweetness –Seeing –Smelling –Hearing –Touching –Tasting
Attains a spiritual body Material body becomes almost lifeless Spiritual qualities manifest Possessiveness of Krsna Appears insane because of absorption in Krsna
Types of Bhava Arising from Vaidhi bhakti –Weaker in strength and spontaneity –Less intense –Because of seeing the Lord as powerful Arising from Raganuga bhakti –Stronger in strength and spontaneity –More intense –Because of seeing the Lord as a friend
Various Tastes Santa Dasya (prita) grape Sakhya sugarcane Vatsalya jackfruit Madhura (priyata) mango
Bhava creates vibhava, sattvika bhava, anubhava, vyabhicari bhavas and sthayi bhava. These mix together and cause santa, dasya, sakhya, vatsalya, and ujjvala rasas.
Lord is rasa But Krsna is the personification of rasa just as the ocean in personification of water.