Dhvani. Dhvani. Echo – a good poem is one that haunts one after reading Taken from grammar In grammar – sounds of utterances which reveal the integral linguistic sign ( sphota ). Dhvani.
“The quality of poetry depends upon the imp. given to the element of suggestion”
Suggestion – the soul of poetry
“when thus the formal or intellectual, imaginative & emotional elements of a poem blend into one predominant sentiment & making a simultaneous appeal, awaken the sthayibhava of the reader or spectator, the relish of rasa is manifested as a unity in the heart, leaving no trace of the constituent elements; & this is why rasa dhvani is called asamlaksyakrama-vyangya or the suggested sense with imperceptible stages"
Eg. The landscape lay as still as a painted picture. Here, the word still is an instance of inference and not suggestion
The power of tatparyavrtti is exhausted by establishing the logical connection of the word meanings & cannot givefurther suggestions
(based on abhidha, so called abhidhamula)
(based on laksana, so called laksanamula)
(A.)I.1.a.Pada-prakasya I.1.b vacya-prakasya
(B.)I.1.a. vastudhvani I.1.b. alamkaradhvani
(C.)I.1.a.sabdasaktimula I.1.b. arthasaktimula I.1.c.Ubhayasaktimula
(non expectant intonation)