Yoga Vasistha [sanskrit]

223,437 words | ISBN-10: 8171101519

The Sanskrit edition of the Yoga-vasistha including English translation and grammatical analysis. The Yogavasistha is a Hindu spiritual text written by Valmiki (who also authored the Ramayana) dealing with the philosophical topics from the Advaita-vedanta school. Chronologically it precedes the Ramayana.

Chapter VII

śrīvālmīkiruvāca |
tacchrutvā rājasiṃhasya vākyamadbhutavistaram |
hṛṣṭaromā mahātejā viśvāmitro'bhyabhāṣata || 1 ||
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sadṛśaṃ rājaśārdūla tavaivaitanmahītale |
mahāvaṃśaprasūtasya vasiṣṭhavaśavartinaḥ || 2 ||
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yattu me hṛdgataṃ vākyaṃ tasya kāryavinirṇayam |
kuru tvaṃ rājaśārdūla dharmaṃ samanupālaya || 3 ||
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ahaṃ dharmaṃ samātiṣṭhe siddhayarthaṃ puruṣarṣabha |
tasya vighnakarā ghorā rākṣasā mama saṃsthitāḥ || 4 ||
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yadā yadā tu yajñena yaje'haṃ vibudhavrajān |
tadā tadā tu me yajñaṃ vinighnanti niśācarāḥ || 5 ||
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bahuśo vihite tasminmayā rākṣasanāyakāḥ |
akiraṃste mahīṃ yāge māṃsena rudhireṇa ca || 6 ||
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avadhūte tathābhūte tasminyāgakadambake |
kṛtaśramo nirutsāhastasmāddeśādupāgataḥ || 7 ||
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na ca me krodhamutsraṣṭuṃ buddhirbhavati pārthiva |
tathābhūtaṃ hi tatkarma na śāpastasya vidyate || 8 ||
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īdṛśī yajñadīkṣā sā mama tasminmahākratau |
tvatprasādādavighnena prāpayeyaṃ mahāphalam || 9 ||
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trātumarhasi māmārtaṃ śaraṇārthinamāgatam |
arthināṃ yannirāśatvaṃ sattame'bhibhavo hi saḥ || 10 ||
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tavāsti tanayaḥ śrīmāndṛptaśārdūlavikramaḥ |
mahendrasadṛśo vīrye rāmo rakṣovidāraṇaḥ || 11 ||
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taṃ putraṃ rājaśārdūla rāmaṃ satyaparākramam |
kākapakṣadharaṃ śūraṃ jyeṣṭhaṃ me dātumarhasi || 12 ||
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śakto hyeṣa mayā gupto divyena svena tejasā |
rākṣasā ye'pakartārasteṣāṃ mūrdhavinigrahe || 13 ||
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śreyaścāsya kariṣyāmi bahurūpamanantakam |
trayāṇāmapi lokānāṃ yena pūjyo bhaviṣyati || 14 ||
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na ca te rāmamāsādya sthātuṃ śaktā niśācarāḥ |
kruddhaṃ kesariṇaṃ dṛṣṭvā vaneraṇa ivaiṇakāḥ || 15 ||
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teṣāṃ na cānyaḥ kākutsthādyoddhumutsahate pumān |
ṛte kesariṇaḥ kruddhānmattānāṃ kariṇāmiva || 16 ||
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vīryotsiktā hi te pāpāḥ kālakūṭopamā raṇe |
kharadūṣaṇayorbhṛtyāḥ kṛtāntāḥ kupitā iva || 17 ||
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rāmasya rājaśārdūla sahiṣyante na sāyakān |
anāratagatā dhārā jaladasyeva pāṃsavaḥ || 18 ||
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na ca putrakṛtaṃ snehaṃ kartumarhasi pārthiva |
na tadasti jagatyasminyanna deyaṃ mahātmanām || 19 ||
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hanta nūnaṃ vijānāmi hatāṃstānviddhirākṣasān |
nahyasmadādayaḥ prājñāḥ saṃdigdhe saṃpravṛttayaḥ || 20 ||
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ahaṃ vedmi mahātmānaṃ rāmaṃ rājīvalocanam |
vasiṣṭhaśca mahātejā ye cānye dīrghadarśinaḥ || 21 ||
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yadi dharmo mahattvaṃ ca yaśaste manasi sthitam |
tanmahyaṃ samabhipretamātmajaṃ dātumarhasi || 22 ||
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daśarātraśca me yajño yasminrāmeṇa rākṣasāḥ |
hantavyā vighnakartāro mama yajñasya vairiṇaḥ || 23 ||
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atrāpyanujñāṃ kākutstha dadatāṃ tava mantriṇaḥ |
vasiṣṭhapramukhāḥ sarve tena rāmaṃ visarjaya || 24 ||
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nātyeti kālaḥ kālajña yathāyaṃ mama rāghava |
tathā kuruṣva bhadraṃ te mā ca śoke manaḥ kṛthāḥ || 25 ||
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kāryamaṇvapi kāle tu kṛtametyupakāratām |
mahadapyupakāro'pi riktatāmetyakālataḥ || 26 ||
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ityevamuktvā dharmātmā dharmārthasahitaṃ vacaḥ |
virarāma mahātejā viśvāmitro munīśvaraḥ || 27 ||
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śrutvā vaco munivarasya mahānubhāvastūṣṇīmatiṣṭhadupapannapadaṃ sa vaktum |
no yuktiyuktakathanena vinaiti toṣaṃ dhīmānapūritamano'bhimataśca lokaḥ || 28 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Chapter VII

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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