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 LIV

śrīdevyuvāca |
tasmādye vedyavettāro ye vā dharmaṃ paraṃ śritāḥ |
ātivāhikalokāṃste prāpnuvantīha netare || 1 ||
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ādhibhautikadehatvaṃ mithyābhramamayātmakam |
kathaṃ satye sthitiṃ yāti cchāyāste kathamātape || 2 ||
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līlā viditavedyā no paramaṃ dharmamāśritā |
kevalaṃ tena sā bhartuḥ kalpitaṃ nagaraṃ gatā || 3 ||
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prabuddhalīlovāca |
evameṣā prayātā'stu bhartā paśya mamāmbike |
pravṛttaḥ prāṇasaṃtyāge kartavyaṃ kimihādhunā || 4 ||
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bhāvābhāveṣu bhāvānāṃ kathaṃ niyatirāgatā |
kathaṃ bhūyo'pyaniyatirmṛtijanmādisūcitā || 5 ||
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kathaṃ svabhāvasaṃsiddhiḥ kathaṃ sattā padārthagā |
kathamagnyādipūṣṇatvaṃ pṛthvyādau sthiratā katham || 6 ||
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himādiṣu kathaṃ śaityaṃ kā sattā kālakhādiṣu |
bhāvābhāvagrahotsargasthūlasūkṣmadṛśaḥ katham || 7 ||
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kathamatyantamucchrāyaṃ tṛṇagulmanarādikam |
vastu nāyātyaniṣṭe'pi sthite svocchrāyakāraṇe || 8 ||
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śrīdevyuvāca |
mahāpralayasaṃpattau sarvārthāstamaye sati |
anantākāśamāśāntaṃ sadbrahmaivāvatiṣṭhate || 9 ||
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taccidrūpatayā tejaḥkaṇo'hamiti cetati |
svapne saṃvidyathā hi tvamākāśagamanādi ca || 10 ||
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tejaḥkaṇo'sau sthūlatvamātmanātmani vindati |
asatyameva satyābhaṃ brahmāṇḍaṃ tadidaṃ smṛtam || 11 ||
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tatrāntarbrahma tadvetti brahmāyamahamityatha |
manorājyaṃ sa kurute svātmaivaṃ tadidaṃ jagat || 12 ||
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tasminprathamataḥ sarge yā yathā yatra saṃvidaḥ |
kacitāstāstathā tatra sthitā adyāpi niścalāḥ || 13 ||
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yadyathā sphuritaṃ cittaṃ tattathā hyātmacidbhavet |
svayamevāniyamatastattatsyānneha kiṃcana || 14 ||
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na ca nāma nakiṃcittvaṃ yujyate viśvarūpiṇaḥ |
tyaktvā samastasaṃsthānaṃ hema tiṣṭhati vai katham || 15 ||
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sargādau svayamevāntaścidyathā kacitātmani |
himāgnyāditayādyāpi sā tathāste svasattayā || 16 ||
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tasmātsvasattāsaṃtyāgaḥ sataḥ kartuṃ na yujyate |
yadā cidāste teneyaṃ niyatirna vinaśyati || 17 ||
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yadyathā kacitaṃ yatra vyomarūpyapi pārthivam |
sargādau tasya calitumadyayāvanna yujyate || 18 ||
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yā yathā citprakacitā pratipakṣavidaṃ vinā |
na sā tataḥ pracalati vedanābhyāsataḥ svayam || 19 ||
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jagadādāvanutpannaṃ yaccedamanubhūyate |
tatsaṃvidvyomakacanaṃ svapnastrīsurataṃ yathā || 20 ||
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asatyameva satyābhaṃ pratibhānamidaṃ sthitam |
iti svabhāvasaṃpattiriti bhūtānubhūtayaḥ || 21 ||
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sargādau yā yathā rūḍhā saṃvitkacanasaṃtatiḥ |
sādyāpyacalitānyena sthitā niyatirucyate || 22 ||
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gṛhītavyomasaṃvitticidvyoma vyomatāṃ gatam |
gṛhītakālatāsaṃviccinnabhaḥ kālatāṃ gatam || 23 ||
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gṛhītajalasaṃvitticidvyoma vārivatsthitam |
svapne yathā hi puruṣaḥ paśyatyātmani vāritām || 24 ||
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svapnacitsaṃvidābhāti bhavatyeṣā yathāsthitā |
ciccamatkāracāturyādasadetatsamūhate || 25 ||
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khatvaṃ jalatvamurvītvamagnivāyutvamapyasat |
vettyantaḥ svapnasaṃkalpadhyāneṣviva citiḥ svayam || 26 ||
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maraṇānantaraṃ karmaphalānubhavanakramam |
sarvasaṃdehaśāntyarthaṃ mṛtiśreyaskaraṃ śrṛṇu || 27 ||
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rūḍhādisarge niyatiryaikadvitricatuḥśatā |
pūrvādiṣvāyuṣaḥ puṃsāṃ tasyā me niyatiṃ śrṛṇu || 28 ||
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deśakālakriyādravyaśuddhyaśuddhī svakarmaṇām |
nyūnatve cādhikatve ca nṛṇāṃ kāraṇamāyuṣaḥ || 29 ||
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svakarmadharme hrasati hasatyāyurnṛṇāmiha |
vṛddhe vṛddhimupāyāti samameva bhavetsame || 30 ||
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bālamṛtyupradairbālo yuvā yauvanamṛtyudaiḥ |
vṛddhamṛtyupradairvṛddhaḥ karmabhirmṛtimṛcchati || 31 ||
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yo yathāśāstramārabdhaṃ svadharmanumatiṣṭhati |
bhājanaṃ bhavati śrīmānsa yathāśāstramāyuṣaḥ || 32 ||
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evaṃ karmānusāreṇa janturantyāṃ daśāmitaḥ |
bhavantyantaṃ gatavato dṛṅmarmacchedavedanāḥ || 33 ||
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prabuddhalīlovāca |
maraṇaṃ me samāsena kathayendusamānane |
kiṃ sukhaṃ maraṇaṃ kiṃ vā duḥkhaṃ mṛtvā ca kiṃ bhavet || 34 ||
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śrīdevyuvāca |
trividhāḥ puruṣāḥ santi dehasyānte mumūrṣavaḥ |
mūrkho'tha dhāraṇābhyāsī yuktimānpuruṣastathā || 35 ||
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abhyasya dhāraṇāniṣṭho dehaṃ tyaktvā yathāsukham |
prayāti dhāraṇābhyāsī yuktiyuktastathaiva ca || 36 ||
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dhāraṇā yasya nābhyāsaṃ prāptā naiva ca yuktimān |
mūrkhaḥ svamṛtikāle'sau duḥkhametyavaśāśayaḥ || 37 ||
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vāsanāveśavaivaśyaṃ bhāvayanviṣayāśayaḥ |
dīnatāṃ paramāmeti parilūnamivāmbujam || 38 ||
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aśāstrasaṃskṛtamatirasajjanaparāyaṇaḥ |
mṛtāvanubhavatyantardāhamagnāviva cyutaḥ || 39 ||
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yadā ghargharakaṇṭhatvaṃ vairūpyaṃ dṛṣṭivarṇajam |
gacchatyeṣo'vivekātmā tadā bhavati dīnadhīḥ || 40 ||
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paramāndhyamanāloko divāpyuditatārakaḥ |
sābhradigmaṇḍalābhogo ghanamecakitāmbaraḥ || 41 ||
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marmavyathāvicchuritaḥ prabhramadṛṣṭimaṇḍalaḥ |
ākāśībhūtavasudho vasudhābhūtakhāntaraḥ || 42 ||
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parivṛttakakupcakra uhyamāna ivārṇave |
nīyamāna ivākāśe ghananidronmukhāśayaḥ || 43 ||
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andhakūpa ivāpannaḥ śilāntariva yojitaḥ |
svayaṃ jaḍībhavadvarṇo vinikṛtta ivāśaye || 44 ||
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patatīva nabhomārgāttṛṇāvarta ivārpitaḥ |
rathe druta ivārūḍho hiṃmavadgalanonmukhaḥ || 45 ||
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vyākurvanniva saṃsāraṃ bāndhavānaspṛśanniva |
bhramitakṣepaṇeneva vātayantra ivāsthitaḥ || 46 ||
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bhramito vā bhrama iva kṛṣṭo rasanayeva vā |
bhramanniva jalāvarte śastrayantra ivārpitaḥ || 47 ||
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prohyamānastṛṇamiva vahatparjanyamārute |
āruhya vāripūreṇa nipatanniva cārṇave || 48 ||
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anantagagane śvabhre cakrāvarte patanniva |
abdhirurvīviparyāsadaśāmanubhavansthitaḥ || 49 ||
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patannivānavarataṃ protpatanniva cābhitaḥ |
sūtkārākarṇanodbhrāntapūrṇasarvendriyavraṇaḥ || 50 ||
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kramācchayāmalatāṃ yānti tasya sarvākṣasaṃvidaḥ |
yathāstaṃ gacchati ravau mandālokatayā diśaṃ || 51 ||
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pūrvāparaṃ na jānāti smṛtistānavamāgatā |
yathā pāścātyasaṃdhyānte naṣṭā dṛṣṭirdigaṣṭake || 52 ||
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manaḥ kalpanasāmarthyaṃ tyajatyasya vimohataḥ |
avivekena tenāsau mahāmohe nimajjati || 53 ||
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yadaivāmohamādatte nādatte pavanastadā |
natvādatte yadā prāṇānmohamāyātyalaṃ tadā || 54 ||
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anyonyapuṣṭatāṃ yātairmohasaṃvedanabhramaiḥ |
jantuḥ pāṣāṇatāmeti sthitamityādisargataḥ || 55 ||
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prabuddhalīlovāca |
vyathāṃ vimohaṃ mūrcchāntaṃ bhramaṃ vyādhimacetanam |
kimarthamayamāyāti deho hyaṣṭāṅgavānapi || 56 ||
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śrīdevyuvāca |
evaṃ saṃvihitaṃ karma sargādau spandasaṃvidā |
yadyasminsamaye duḥkhaṃ kālenaitāvatedṛśam || 57 ||
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syānme ityeva saṃviśya gulmavattatsvabhāvajam |
vetti cittavijṛmbhotthaṃ nānyadatrāsti kāraṇam || 58 ||
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yadā vyathāvaśānnāḍyaḥ svasaṃkocavikāsanaiḥ |
gṛhṇantimāruto dehe tadojjhati nijāṃ sthitim || 59 ||
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praviṣṭā na viniryānti gatāḥ saṃpraviśanti no |
yadā vātā vināḍītvāttadā spandātsmṛtirbhavet || 60 ||
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na viśatyeva vāto na niryāti pavano yadā |
śarīranāḍīvaidhuryānmṛta ityucyate tadā || 61 ||
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āgantavyo mayā nāśaḥ kālenaitāvateti yā |
pūrvasaṃviditā saṃvidyāti taccoditā mṛtim || 62 ||
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īdṛśena mayehetthaṃ bhāvyamityādi sargajā |
saṃvidvījakalā nāśaṃ na kadācana gacchati || 63 ||
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saṃvido vedanaṃ nāma svabhāvo'vyatirekavān |
tasmātsvabhāvasaṃvitternānye maraṇajanmanī || 64 ||
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kvacidāvṛtimatsaumyaṃ kvacinnadyāṃ jalaṃ yathā |
kvacitsaumyaṃ kvacijjīvadharmedaṃ cetanaṃ tathā || 65 ||
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yathā latāyāḥ parvāṇi dīrghāyā madhyamadhyataḥ |
tathā cetanasattāyā janmāni maraṇāni ca || 66 ||
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na jāyate na mriyate cetanaḥ puruṣaḥ kvacit |
svapnasaṃbhramavadbhrāntametatpaśyati kevalam || 67 ||
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puruṣaścetanāmātraṃ sa kadā kveva naśyati |
cetanavyatiriktatve vadānyatkiṃ pumānbhavet || 68 ||
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ko'dyayāvanmṛtaṃ brūhi cetanaṃ kasya kiṃ katham |
mriyante dehalakṣāṇi cetanaṃ sthitamakṣayam || 69 ||
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amariṣyanna vai cittamekasminneva tanmṛte |
abhaviṣyatsarvabhāvamṛtirekamṛtāviha || 70 ||
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vāsanāmātravaicitryaṃ yajjīvo'nubhavetsvayam |
tasyaiva jīvamaraṇe nāmanī parikalpite || 71 ||
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evaṃ na kaścinmriyate jāyate na ca kaścana |
vāsanāvartagarteṣu jīvo luṭhati kevalam || 72 ||
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atyantāsaṃbhavādeva dṛśyasyāsau ca vāsanā |
nāstyeveti vicāreṇa dṛḍhajñātaiva naśyati || 73 ||
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anuditamuditaṃ jagatprabandhaṃ bhavabhayato'bhyasanairvilokya samyak |
alamanuditavāsano hi jīvo bhavati vimukta itīha satyavastu || 74 ||
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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 LIV

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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