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 XIV

śrīrāma uvāca |
āyuḥ pallavakoṇāgralambāmbukaṇabhaṅguram |
unmattamiva saṃtyajya yātyakāṇḍe śarīrakam || 1 ||
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viṣayāśīviṣāsaṅgaparijarjaracetasām |
aprauḍhātmavivekānāmāyurāyāsakāraṇam || 2 ||
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ye tu vijñātavijñeyā viśrāntā vitate pade |
bhāvābhāvasamāśvāsamāyusteṣāṃ sukhāyate || 3 ||
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vayaṃ parimitākārapariniṣṭhitaniścayāḥ |
saṃsārābhrataḍitpuñje mune nāyuṣi nirvṛtāḥ || 4 ||
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yujyate veṣṭanaṃ vāyorākāśasya ca khaṇḍanam |
grathanaṃ ca taraṅgāṇāmāsthā nāyuṣi yujyate || 5 ||
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pelavaṃ śaradīvābhramasneha iva dīpakaḥ |
taraṅgaka ivālolaṃ gatamevopalakṣyate || 6 ||
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taraṅgaṃ pratibimbenduṃ taḍitpuñjaṃ nabhombujam |
grahītumāsthāṃ badhnāmi na tvāyuṣi hatasthitau || 7 ||
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aviśrāntamanāḥ śūnyamāyurātatamīhate |
duḥkhāyaiva vimūḍho'ntargarbhamaśvatarī yathā || 8 ||
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saṃsārasaṃsṛtāvasyāṃ pheno'sminsargasāgare |
kāyavallayāmbhaso brahmañjīvitaṃ me na rocate || 9 ||
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prāpyaṃ saṃprāpyate yena bhūyo yena na śocyate |
parāyā nirvṛteḥ sthānaṃ yattajjīvitamucyate || 10 ||
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taravo'pi hi jīvanti jīvanti mṛgapakṣiṇaḥ |
sa jīvati mano yasya mananena na jīvati || 11 ||
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jātāsta eva jagati jantavaḥ sādhujīvitāḥ |
ye punarneha jāyante śeṣā jaraṭhagardabhāḥ || 12 ||
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bhāro'vivekinaḥ śāstraṃ bhāro jñānaṃ ca rāgiṇaḥ |
aśāntasya mano bhāro bhāro'nātmavido vapuḥ || 13 ||
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rūpamāyurmano buddhirahaṃkārastathehitam |
bhāro bhāradharasyeva sarvaṃ duḥkhāya durdhiyaḥ || 14 ||
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aviśrāntamanāpūrṇamāpadāṃ paramāspadam |
nīḍaṃ rogavihaṅgānāmāyurāyāsanaṃ dṛḍham || 15 ||
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pratyahaṃ khedamutsṛjya śanairalamanāratam |
ākhuneva jaracchubhraṃ kālena vinihanyate || 16 ||
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śarīrabilaviśrāntairviṣadāhapradāyibhiḥ |
rogairāpīyate raudrairvyālairiva vanānilaḥ || 17 ||
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prasnuvānairavicchedaṃ tucchairantaravāsibhiḥ |
duḥkhairāvṛścyate krūrairghuṇairiva jaraddrumaḥ || 18 ||
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nūnaṃ nigaraṇāyāśu ghanagardhamanāratam |
ākhurmārjārakeṇeva maraṇenāvalokyate || 19 ||
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gandhādiguṇagarbhiṇyā śūnyayā'śaktiveśyayā |
annaṃ mahāśaneneva jarayā parijīryate || 20 ||
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dinaiḥ katipayaireva parijñāya gatādaram |
durjanaḥ sujaneneva yauvanenāvamucyate || 21 ||
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vināśasuhṛdā nityaṃ jarāmaraṇabandhunā |
rūpaṃ khiṅgavareṇeva kṛtāntenābhilaṣyate || 22 ||
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sthiratayā sukhabhāsitayā tayā satatamujjñitamuttamaphalgu ca |
jagati nāsti tathā guṇavarjitaṃ maraṇabhājanamāyuridaṃ yathā || 23 ||
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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 XIV

Hitopadesha edition (1891)

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

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