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 XVIII

śrīrāma uvāca |
ārdrāntratantrīgahano vikārī paripātavān |
dehaḥ sphurati saṃsāre so'pi duḥkhāya kevalam || 1 ||
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ajño'pi tajjñasadṛśo valitātmacamatkṛtiḥ |
yuktyā bhavyo'pyabhavyo'pi na jaḍo nāpi cetanaḥ || 2 ||
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jaḍājaḍadṛśormadhye dolāyitadurāśayaḥ |
avivekī vimūḍhātmā mohameva prayacchati || 3 ||
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stokenānandamāyāti stokenāyāti kheditām |
nāsti dehasamaḥ śocyo nīco guṇabahiṣkṛtaḥ || 4 ||
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āgamāpāyinā nityaṃ dantakesaraśālinā |
vikāsasmitapuṣpeṇa pratikṣaṇamalaṃkṛtaḥ || 5 ||
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bhujaśākho ghanaskandho dvijastambhaśubhasthitiḥ |
locanālivilākrāntaḥ śiraḥpīṭhabṛhatphalaḥ || 6 ||
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śravadantarasagrasto hastapādasupallavaḥ |
gulmavānkāryasaṃghāto vihaṅgamakṛtāspadaḥ || 7 ||
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sacchāyo dehavṛkṣo'yaṃ jīvapānthagaṇāspadaḥ |
kasyātmīyaḥ kasya para āsthānāsthe kilātra ke || 8 ||
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tāta saṃtaraṇārthena gṛhītāyāṃ punaḥpunaḥ |
nāvi dehalatāyāṃ ca kasya syādātmabhāvanā || 9 ||
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dehanāmni vane śūnye bahugartasamākule |
tanūruhāsaṃkhyatarau viśvāsaṃ ko'dhigacchati || 10 ||
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māṃsasnāyvasthivalite śarīrapaṭahe'dṛḍhe |
mārjāravadahaṃ tāta tiṣṭhāmyatra gatadhvanau || 11 ||
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saṃsārāraṇyasaṃrūḍho vilasaccittamarkaṭaḥ |
cintāmañjaritākāro dīrghaduḥkhaghuṇakṣataḥ || 12 ||
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tṛṣṇābhujaṅgamīgehaṃ kopa kāka kṛtālayaḥ |
smitapuṇyodgamaḥ śrīmāñchubhāśubhamahāphalaḥ || 13 ||
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suskandhoghalatājālo hastastabakasundaraḥ |
pavanaspanditāśeṣasvāṅgāvayavapallavaḥ || 14 ||
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sarvendriyakhagādhāraḥ sujānustambha unnataḥ |
sarasacchāyayā yuktaḥ kāmapānthaniṣevitaḥ || 15 ||
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mūrdhasaṃjanitā''dīrghaśiroruhatṛṇāvaliḥ |
ahaṃkāragṛdhrakṛtakulāyaḥ suṣirodaraḥ || 16 ||
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vicchinnavāsanājālamūlatvāddurlavākṛtiḥ |
vyāyāmavirasaḥ kāyaplakṣo'yaṃ na sukhāya me || 17 ||
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kalevaramahaṃkāragṛhasthasya mahāgṛham |
luṭhatvabhyetu vā sthairyaṃ kimanena mune mama || 18 ||
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paṅktibaddhendriyapaśuṃ valattṛṣṇāgṛhāṅganam |
rāgarañjitasarvāṅgaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 19 ||
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pṛṣṭhāsthikāṣṭhasaṃghaṭṭaparisaṃkaṭakoṭaram |
āntrarajjubhirābaddhaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 20 ||
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prasṛtasnāyutantrīkaṃ raktāmbukṛtakardamam |
jarāmaṅkoladhavalaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 21 ||
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cittabhṛtyakṛtānantaceṣṭāvaṣṭabdhasaṃsthiti |
mithyāmohamahāsthūṇaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 22 ||
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duḥkhārbhakakṛtākrandaṃ sukhaśayyāmanoramam |
durīhādagdhadāsīkaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 23 ||
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malāḍhyaviṣayavyūhabhāṇḍopaskarasaṃkaṭam |
ajñānakṣāravalitaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 24 ||
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gulphagugguluviśrāntajānūrdhvastambhamastakam |
dīghadordārusudṛḍhaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 25 ||
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prakaṭākṣagavākṣāntaḥ krīḍatprajñāgṛhāṅganam |
cintāduhitṛkaṃ brahmanneṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 26 ||
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mūrdhajācchādanacchannakarṇaśrīcandraśālikam |
ādīrghāṅgulinirvyūhaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 27 ||
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sarvāṅgakuḍyasaṃghātaghanaromayavāṅkuram |
saṃśūnyapeṭavivaraṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 28 ||
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nakhorṇanābhinilayaṃ saramāraṇitāntaram |
bhāṅkārakāripavanaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 29 ||
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praveśanirgamavyagravātavegamanāratam |
vitatākṣagavākṣaṃ tanneṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 30 ||
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jihvāmarkaṭikākrāntavadanadvārabhīṣaṇam |
dṛṣṭadantāsthiśakalaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛha mama || 31 ||
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tvaksudhālepamasṛṇaṃ yantrasaṃcāracañcalam |
manaḥ sadākhunotkhātaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 32 ||
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smitadīpaprabhodbhāsi kṣaṇamānandasundaram |
kṣaṇaṃ vyāptaṃ tamaḥpūrairneṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 33 ||
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samastarogāyatanaṃ valīpalitapattanam |
sarvādhisāragahanaṃ neṣṭaṃ dehagṛhaṃ mama || 34 ||
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akṣarkṣakṣobhaviṣamā śūnyā niḥsārakoṭarā |
tamogahanadikkuñjā neṣṭā dehāṭavī mama || 35 ||
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dehālayaṃ dhārayituṃ na śaknomi munīśvara |
paṅkamagnaṃ samuddhartuṃ gajamalpabalo yathā || 36 ||
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kiṃ śriyā kiṃ ca rājyena kiṃ kāyena kimīhitaiḥ |
dinaiḥ katipayaireva kālaḥ sarvaṃ nikṛntati || 37 ||
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raktamāṃsamayasyāsya sabāhyābhyantaraṃ mune |
nāśaikadharmiṇo brūhi kaiva kāyasya ramyatā || 38 ||
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maraṇāvasare kāyā jīvaṃ nānusaranti ye |
teṣu tāta kṛtaghneṣu kaivāsthā vada dhīmatām || 39 ||
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mattebhakarṇāgracalaḥ kāyo lambāmbubhaṅguraḥ |
na saṃtyajati māṃ yāvattāvadenaṃ tyajāmyaham || 40 ||
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pavanaspandataralaḥ pelavaḥ kāyapallavaḥ |
jarjarastanuvṛttaśca neṣṭo me kaṭunīrasaḥ || 41 ||
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bhuktvā pītvā ciraṃ kālaṃ bālapallavapelavām |
tanutāmetya yatnena vināśamanudhāvati || 42 ||
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tānyeva sukhaduḥkhāni bhāvābhāvamayānyasau |
bhūyo'pyanubhavankāyaḥ prākṛto hi na lajjate || 43 ||
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suciraṃ prabhutāṃ kṛtvā saṃsevya vibhavaśriyam |
nocchrāyameti na sthairyaṃ kāyaḥ kimiti pālyate || 44 ||
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jarākāle jarāmeti mṛtyukāle tathā mṛtim |
sama evāviśeṣajñaḥ kāyo bhogidaridrayoḥ || 45 ||
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saṃsārāmbhodhijaṭhare tṛṣṇākuharakāntare |
suptastiṣṭhati mukteho mūko'yaṃ kāyakacchapaḥ || 46 ||
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dahanaikārthayogyāni kāyakāṣṭhāni bhūriśaḥ |
saṃsārābdhāvihohyante kaṃcitteṣu naraṃ viduḥ || 47 ||
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dīrghadaurātmyavalayā nipātaphalapātayā |
na dehalatayā kāryaṃ kiṃcidasti vivekinaḥ || 48 ||
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majjankardamakośeṣu jhaṭityeva jarāṃ gataḥ |
na jñāyate yātyacirātkaḥ kathaṃ dehadarduraḥ || 49 ||
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niḥsārasakalārambhāḥ kāyāścapalavāyavaḥ |
rajomārgeṇa gacchanto dṛśyante neha kenacit || 50 ||
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vāyordīpasya manaso gacchato jñāyate gatiḥ |
āgacchataśca bhagavañcharīrasya kadācana || 51 ||
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baddhāsthā ye śarīreṣu baddhāsthā ye jagatsthitau |
tānmohamadironmattāndhigdhigastu punaḥpunaḥ || 52 ||
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nāhaṃ dehasya no deho mama nāyamahaṃ tathā |
iti viśrāntacittā ye te mune puruṣottamāḥ || 53 ||
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mānāvamānabahulā bahulābhamanoramāḥ |
śarīramātrabaddhāsthaṃ ghnanti doṣadṛśo naram || 54 ||
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śarīraśvabhraśāyinyā piśācyā peśalāṅgayā |
ahaṃkāracamatkṛtyā chalena chalitā vayam || 55 ||
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prajñā varākā sarvaiva kāyabaddhāsthayānayā |
mithyājñānakurākṣasyā chalitā kaṣṭamekikā || 56 ||
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na kiṃcidapi dṛśye'sminsatyaṃ tena hatātmanā |
citraṃ dagdhaśarīreṇa janatā vipralabhyate || 57 ||
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dinaiḥ katipayaireva nirjharāmbukaṇo yathā |
patatyayamayatnena jaraṭhaḥ kāyapallavaḥ || 58 ||
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kāyo'yamacirāpāyo budbudo'mbunidhāviva |
vyarthaṃ kāryaparāvarte parisphurati niṣphalaḥ || 59 ||
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mithyājñānavikāre'sminsvapnasaṃbhramapattane |
kāye sphuṭatarāpāye kṣaṇamāsthā na me dvija || 60 ||
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taḍitsu śaradabhreṣu gandharvanagareṣu ca |
sthairyaṃ yena vinirṇītaṃ sa viśvasitu vigrahe || 61 ||
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satatabhaṅgurakāryaparamparā vijayijātajayaṃ haṭhavṛttiṣu |
prabaladoṣamidaṃ tu kalevaraṃ tṛṇamivāhamapohya sukhaṃ sthitaḥ || 62 ||
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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 XVIII

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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