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 XXIX

śrīrāma uvāca |
iti me doṣadāvāgnidagdhe mahati cetasi |
prasphuranti na bhogāśā mṛgatṛṣṇāḥ saraḥsviva || 1 ||
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pratyahaṃ yāti kaṭutāmeṣā saṃsārasaṃsthitiḥ |
kālapākavaśāllolā rasā nimbalatā yathā || 2 ||
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vṛddhimāyāti daurjanyaṃ saujanyaṃ yāti tānavam |
karañjakarkaśe rājanpratyahaṃ janacetasi || 3 ||
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bhajyate bhuvi maryādā jhaṭityeva dinaṃ prati |
śuṣkeva māṣaśimbīkā ṭaṅkārakaravaṃ vinā || 4 ||
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rājyebhyo bhogapūgebhyaścintāvadbhyo munīśvara |
nirastacintākalitā varamekāntaśīlatā || 5 ||
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nānandāya mamodyānaṃ na sukhāya mama striyaḥ |
na harṣāya mamārthāśā śāmyāmi manasā saha || 6 ||
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anityaścāsukho lokastṛṣṇā tāta durudvahā |
cāpalopahataṃ cetaḥ kathaṃ yāsyāmi nirvṛtim || 7 ||
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nābhinandāmi maraṇaṃ nābhinandāmi jīvitam |
yathā tiṣṭhāmi tiṣṭhāmi tathaiva vigatajvaram || 8 ||
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kiṃ me rājyena kiṃ bhogaiḥ kimarthena kimīhitaiḥ |
ahaṃkāravaśādetatsa eva galito mama || 9 ||
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janmāvalivaratrāyāmindriyagranthayo dṛḍhāḥ |
ye baddhāstadvimokṣārthaṃ yatante ye ta uttamāḥ || 10 ||
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mathitaṃ māninīlokairmano makaraketunā |
komalaṃ khuraniṣpeṣaiḥ kamalaṃ kariṇā yathā || 11 ||
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adya cetsvacchayā buddhyā munīndra na cikitsyate |
bhūyaścittacikitsāyāstatkilāvasaraḥ kutaḥ || 12 ||
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viṣaṃ viṣayavaiṣamyaṃ na viṣaṃ viṣamucyate |
janmāntaraghnā viṣayā ekadehaharaṃ viṣam || 13 ||
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na sukhāni na duḥkhāni na mitrāṇi na bāndhavāḥ |
na jīvitaṃ na maraṇaṃ bandhāya jñasya cetasaḥ || 14 ||
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tadbhavāmi yathā brahmanpūrvāparavidāṃ vara |
vītaśokabhayāyāso jñastathopadiśāśu me || 15 ||
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vāsanājālavalitā duḥkhakaṇṭakasaṃkulā |
nipātotpātabahulā bhīmarūpā'jñatāṭavī || 16 ||
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krakacāgraviniṣpeṣaṃ soḍhuṃ śaknomyahaṃ mune |
saṃsāravyavahārotthaṃ nāśāviṣayavaiśasam || 17 ||
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idaṃ nāstīdamastīti vyavahārāñjanabhramaḥ |
dhunotīdaṃ calaṃ ceto rajorāśimivānilaḥ || 18 ||
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tṛṣṇātantulavaprotaṃ jīvasaṃcayamauktikam |
cidacchāṅgatayā nityaṃ vikasaccittanāyakam || 19 ||
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saṃsārahāramaratiḥ kālavyālavibhūṣaṇam |
troṭayāmyahamakrūraṃ vāgurāmiva kesarī || 20 ||
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nīhāraṃ hṛdayāṭavyāṃ manastimiramāśu me |
kena vijñānadīpena bhindhi tattvavidāṃvara || 21 ||
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vidyanta eveha na te mahātman durādhayo na kṣayamāpnuvanti |
ye saṅgamenottamamānasānāṃ niśātamāṃsīva niśākareṇa || 22 ||
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āyurvāyuvighaṭṭitābhrapaṭalīlambāmbuvadbhaṅguraṃ bhogā meghavitānamadhyavilasatsaudāminīcañcalāḥ |
lolāyauvanalālanājalarayaścetyākalayya drutaṃ mudraivādya dṛḍhārpitā nanu mayā citte ciraṃ śāntaye || 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 XXIX

Hitopadesha edition (1891)

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

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