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 LIII

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
athāpṛcchatsutastatra jambūdvīpe mahāniśi |
kadambāgrāvacūḍasthaṃ pitaraṃ pāvanāśayam || 1 ||
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putra uvāca |
ko'sau khottha iti khyāto bhūpastātottamākṛtiḥ |
kathitaṃ ca kimetanme tvayeti brūhi tattvataḥ || 2 ||
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kva bhaviṣyati nirmāṇaṃ vartamāne kva gamyatā |
ubhayārthaviruddhatvānmanmohāya vacastava || 3 ||
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dāśūra uvāca |
śṛṇu putra yathābhūtametatte kathayāmyaham |
yena saṃsāracakrasya tattvamasyāvabudhyase || 4 ||
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asadapyutthitārambhamavastumayamātatam |
saṃsārasaṃsthānamidamevamākathitaṃ mayā || 5 ||
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paramānnabhaso jātaḥ saṃkalpaḥ khottha ucyate |
jāyate svayamevāsau svayameva vilīyate || 6 ||
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tatsvarūpamidaṃ sarvaṃ jagadābhogi vidyate |
jāyate tatra jāte tu tasminnaṣṭe vinaśyati || 7 ||
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brahmaviṣṇvindrarudrādyāstasyaivāvayavānviduḥ |
viṭapāniva vṛkṣasya śṛṅgāṇīva mahībhṛtaḥ || 8 ||
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śūnye vyomani tenedaṃ nirmitaṃ trijagatpuram |
pratibhāsānusaṃdhānamātreṇaitya viriñcitām || 9 ||
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yatreme vitatālokā lokakośāścaturdaśa |
vanopavanamālāśca yatrodyānaparamparāḥ || 10 ||
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krīḍāśikhariṇo yatra sahyamandarameravaḥ |
śītoṣṇadīptī candrārkau dīpau yatrānalākṛtī || 11 ||
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sūryāṃśukacadālolataraṅgottuṅgamauktikāḥ |
vahanti sarito yatra sanmuktāvalayaścalāḥ || 12 ||
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ikṣukṣīrādisalilā maṇiratnabisāṅkurāḥ |
aurvānalāmbujā yatra vāpyaḥ sapta mahārṇavāḥ || 13 ||
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adha urvyāṃ tathordhvaṃ khe puṇyāpuṇyadhanaśriyaḥ |
narāmarakirāṭānāṃ yatrāntaḥ krayavikrayau || 14 ||
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tasminneva jagatyasminpure saṃkalpabhūbhṛtā |
krīḍārthamātmanaścitrā dehāpavarakāḥ kṛtāḥ || 13 ||
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kecidgīrvāṇanāmāna ūrdhva eva niyojitāḥ |
naranāgādayaḥ kecidadha eva niyojitāḥ || 16 ||
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vātayantrapravāheṇa calanto māṃsamṛnmayāḥ |
sitāsthidāravaścitrāstvaglepamasṛṇāmalāḥ || 17 ||
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keciccireṇa naśyanti kecicchīghravināśinaḥ |
kecitkeśolapollāsaracitācchādanaśriyaḥ || 18 ||
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karṇākṣināsāpramukhairdvārairnavabhiranvitāḥ |
anāratavahatprāṇapavanenoṣṇaśītalāḥ || 19 ||
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karṇanāsāsyatālvādivātāyanagaṇānvitāḥ |
bhujādyaṅgapratolīkāḥ pañcendriyakudīpakāḥ || 20 ||
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māyayā racitāsteṣu saṃkalpena mahāmate |
ahaṅkāramahāyakṣāḥ paramālokabhīravaḥ || 21 ||
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dehāpavarakeṣvantarmahāhaṅkārayakṣakaiḥ |
saha saṃkrīḍate'tyarthaṃ sa sadaivāsadutthitaiḥ || 22 ||
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yathā kusūle mārjāro bhastrāyāṃ bhujago yathā |
muktāphalaṃ yathā veṇāvahaṅkārastathā tanau || 23 ||
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kṣaṇamabhyudayaṃ yānti kṣaṇaṃ śāmyanti dīpavat |
dehageheṣu saṃkalpataraṅgāḥ sāgareṣviva || 24 ||
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bhaviṣyannavanirmāṇaṃ sa vyāpnoti tadā puram |
yadā saṃkalpitaṃ vastu kṣaṇādeva prapaśyati || 25 ||
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asaṃkalpanamātreṇa svenevāśu vinaśyati |
śreyase paramāyasya nāśatvena tu saṃbhavaḥ || 26 ||
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svayaṃ saṃkalpanāmātraṃ jāyate bālayakṣavat |
anantāyātmaduḥkhāya nānandāya kadācana || 27 ||
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idaṃ sphāraṃ jagadduḥkhaṃ pratanotyātmasattayā |
asattayā nāśayati ghanamāndhyaṃ yathā tamaḥ || 28 ||
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svayaiva duḥkhadāyinyā ceṣṭayā pariroditi |
kāṣṭhāvaṣṭabdhavṛṣaṇaḥ kīlotpāṭī kapiryathā || 29 ||
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saṃkalpitānandalavastiṣṭhatyuddharakandharam |
akasmātpracyutamadhubindubhukkarabho yathā || 30 ||
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kṣaṇaṃ viratimāyāti ratimeti kṣaṇaṃ svayam |
kṣaṇaṃ vikāramāyāti saṃkalpenaiva bālavat || 31 ||
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enaṃ sakalabhāvebhyaḥ kṛtvā nirmūlamādarāt |
matirantaḥpadaṃ yāti yathā putra tathā kuru || 32 ||
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trayastasyā materdehā adhamottamamadhyamāḥ |
tamaḥsattvarajaḥsaṃjñāḥ kāraṇaṃ jagataḥ sthiteḥ || 33 ||
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tamorūpo hi saṃkalpo nityaṃ prākṛtaceṣṭayā |
parāṃ kṛpaṇatāmetya prayāti kṛmikīṭatām || 34 ||
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sattvarūpo hi saṃkalpo dharmajñānaparāyaṇaḥ |
adūrakevalībhāvaṃ svārājyamadhitiṣṭhati || 35 ||
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rajorūpo hi saṃkalpo lokasaṃvyavahāravān |
paritiṣṭhati saṃsāre putradārānurañjitaḥ || 36 ||
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trividhaṃ tu parityajya rūpametanmahāmate |
saṃkalpaḥ paramāyāti padamātmaparikṣaye || 37 ||
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sarvā dṛṣṭīḥ parityajya niyamya manasā manaḥ |
sabāhyābhyantarārthasya saṃkalpasya kṣayaṃ kuru || 38 ||
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yadi varṣasahasrāṇi tapaścarasi dāruṇam |
yadi vā vilayātmānaṃ śilāyāṃ cūrṇayasyalam || 39 ||
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yadi vāgniṃ praviśasi vaḍavāgnimathāpi vā |
yadi vā patasi śvabhre khaḍgadhārājavetathā || 40 ||
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haro yadyupadeṣṭā te hariḥ kamalajo'pi vā |
atyantakaruṇākrānto lokanātho'thavā yatiḥ || 41 ||
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pātālasthasya bhūsthasya svargasthasyāpi tattava |
nānyaḥ kaścidupāyo'sti saṃkalpopaśamādṛte || 42 ||
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anābādhe'vikāre ca sukhe paramapāvane |
saṃkalpopaśame yatnaṃ pauruṣeṇa paraṃ kuru || 43 ||
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saṃkalpatantāvakhilā bhāvāḥ protāḥ kilānagha |
chinne tantau na jāne te kva yānti viśarāravaḥ || 44 ||
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asatsatsadasatsarva saṃkalpādeva nānyataḥ |
saṃkalpaṃ sadasaccaivamiha satyaṃ kimucyatām || 45 ||
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saṃkalpyate yathā yadyattattathā bhavati kṣaṇāt |
mā kiṃcidapi tattvajña saṃkalpaya kadācana || 46 ||
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niḥsaṃkalpo yathāprāptavyavahāraparo bhava |
cidacetyonmukhatvaṃ hi yāti saṃkalpasaṃkṣaye || 47 ||
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utthāya sattvarūpeṇa yonyā satyamayātmakam |
na tajjagaduḥkhamidaṃ vyarthaṃ sadṛśamātmanaḥ || 48 ||
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tena duḥkhāya mahate kiṃ mṛtena tavānagha |
yadaduḥkhāya tatprājñāḥ saṃśrayantīha netarat || 49 ||
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adhigataparamārthatāmupetya prasabhamapāsya vikalpajālamuccaiḥ |
adhigamaya padaṃ tadadvitīyaṃ vitatasukhāya suṣuptacittavṛttiḥ || 50 ||
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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 LIII

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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