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Uttamottamaka, aka: Uttama-uttamaka; 1 Definition(s)

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Uttamottamaka (उत्तमोत्तमक).—One of the ten type of lāsyāṅga, or ‘elements of the gentle dance’;—It has many sentiments and striking verse compositions, rendered variegated by hela and hava. Abhinava says the lāsyāṅgas in general are the best ones as they become helpful in evoking rasas in the nāṭya. This lāsyāṅga is the most excellent among them. Hence it is called uttamottamaka (excellent among the best ones). It has various extraordinary sentiments. The strikingness of the arrangement (of incidents) is stated here to be due to the manifold character and novelty of the dominant states

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