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

putra uvāca |
kīdṛśastāta saṃkalpaḥ kathadupadyate prabho |
kathaṃ ca vṛddhimāpnoti kathaṃ caiṣa vinaśyati || 1 ||
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dāśūra uvāca |
anantasyātmatattvasya sattāsāmānyarūpiṇaḥ |
citaścetyonmukhatvaṃ yattatsaṃkalpāṅkuraṃ viduḥ || 2 ||
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leśataḥ prāptasattākaḥ sa eva ghanatāṃ śanaiḥ |
yāti cittakhamāpūrya dṛḍhajāḍyāya meghavat || 3 ||
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bhāvayantī citiścetyaṃ vyatiriktamivātmanaḥ |
saṃkalpatāmupāyāti bījamaṅkuratāmiva || 4 ||
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saṃkalpena hi saṃkalpaḥ svayameva prajāyate |
vardhate svayamevāśu duḥkhāya na sukhāya tu || 5 ||
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saṃkalpamātraṃ hi jagajjalamātraṃ yathārṇavaḥ |
ṛte saṃkalpamanyā te nāsti saṃsāraduḥkhitā || 6 ||
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kākatālīyayogena saṃjāto'sti mudhaiva hi |
mṛgatṛṣṇādvicandratvabhivāsatyaṃ ca vardhate || 7 ||
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nigīrṇamātuliṅgasya kanakapratyayo yathā |
svayamabhyetya satyo'ntaḥ saṃkalpaste tathā hṛdi || 8 ||
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asatyameva jātastvamasatyamapi vartase |
asmiñjñāte ca vijñāne hyasatyaṃ saṃvilīyate || 9 ||
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asau so'hamime bhāvāḥ sukhaduḥkhamayā mama |
vyarthameveti nānāsthā yenāntaḥ paritapyase || 10 ||
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asannevāsya jāto'si kuto janmavilāsataḥ |
vyarthamevāvamūḍho'si saṃkalpavaśataḥ svataḥ || 11 ||
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mā saṃkalpaya saṃkalpaṃ bhāvaṃ bhāvaya mā sthitau |
etāvataiva bhāvena bhavyo bhavati bhūtaye || 12 ||
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saṃkalpanāśayatnena na bhayānyanugacchati |
bhāvanābhāvamātreṇa saṃkalpaḥ kṣīyate svayam || 13 ||
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sumanaḥpallavāmarde kiṃcidvyatikaro bhavet |
susādhyo bhāvamātreṇa natu saṃkalpanāśane || 14 ||
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puṣpākrāntau karaspandayatnaḥ putropayujyate |
tadapyupakarotyasminna saṃkalpaparikṣaye || 15 ||
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saṃkalpo yena hantavyastena bhāvaviparyayāt |
apyardhena nimeṣeṇa līlayaiva nihanyate || 16 ||
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bhāvamātropasaṃpanne svātmani sthitimāgate |
sādhyate yadasādhyaṃ tatkasya syātkimivāṅga te || 17 ||
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saṃkalpenaiva saṃkalpaṃ manasā svamano mune |
chittvā svātmani tiṣṭha tvaṃ kimetāvati duṣkaram || 18 ||
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upaśānte hi saṃkalpe upaśāntamidaṃ bhavet |
saṃsāraduḥkhamakhilaṃ mūlādapi mahāmate || 19 ||
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saṃkalpo hi mano jīvaścittaṃ buddhiḥ savāsanā |
nāmnaivānyatvameteṣāṃ nārthenārthavidāṃ vara || 20 ||
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saṃkalpanādṛte neha kiṃcidevāsti kutracit |
tameva hṛdayācchindhi kimetatpariśocasi || 21 ||
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yathaivedaṃ nabhaḥ śūnyaṃ jagacchūnyaṃ tathaiva hi |
asanmayavikalpotthe ubhe ete tate yataḥ || 22 ||
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asiddhaṃ sarvamevaitadasiddhenaiva sādhitam |
saṃkalpena jagadyasmādbhāvanā kvāvatiṣṭhatām || 23 ||
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satyāsthāyāmasatyāṃ tu kiṃniṣṭhā vāsanā bhavet |
bhāvanākṣayataḥ siddhistataḥ prāpyaṃ na śiṣyate |
tasmādasadidaṃ sarvaṃ vijñeyaṃ helayeddhayā || 24 ||
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tanubhāvanayā tena sukhaduḥkhairna lipyate |
avastviti ca nirṇīya snehāsthā na pravartate || 25 ||
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āsthākṣaye na jāyete harṣāmarṣau bhavābhavau |
tasmādasadidaṃ sarvaṃ sukhaduḥkhādivibhramaiḥ || 26 ||
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mano jīvaḥ sphuratyuccairmānasaṃ nagaraṃ jagat |
bhaviṣyadvartamānaṃ ca bhūtaṃ ca parivartayan || 27 ||
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vāsanāvalitaṃ loke sphuracchakti manaḥ sthitam |
karoti svāśayenemāṃ vyavasthāṃ malinaścalaḥ || 28 ||
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ātmanaḥ sadṛśīṃ līlāṃ jīvo hṛdvanamarkaṭaḥ |
dīrghamākāramādāya nimeṣādyāti hrasvatām || 29 ||
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grahītuṃ ca na śakyante saṃkalpajalavīcayaḥ |
manāgdṛṣṭā vivardhante hrasanti saparicchadāḥ || 30 ||
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tṛṇamātreṇa dīpyante saṃkalpā vahniśeṣavat |
jagatyaprakaṭākārāḥ pradīptāḥ kṣaṇabhaṅgurāḥ || 35 ||
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bhramadā jaḍasaṃsthānāḥ saṃkalpāstaḍidagnayaḥ |
yadevāsanmayaṃ putra tadevāśu cikitsitum || 32 ||
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śakyate nātra saṃdeho nāsatsadbhavati kvacit |
saṃsthito yadi saṃkalpo duścikitsyaḥ svato bhavet || 33 ||
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kiṃtvasadbhūta evaiṣa sucikitsyastadā bhavet |
akṛtrimaṃ cetsaṃsāramalamaṅgārakārṣṇyavat || 34 ||
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tadetatkṣālane sādho kaḥ pravarteta durmatiḥ |
kiṃtvetattaṇḍuleṣveva tuṣakañcukavatsthitam || 35 ||
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yatastataḥ prayatnena pauruṣeṇa vinaśyati |
akṛtrimamapi prāptaṃ bhṛśaṃ putra tathā punaḥ || 36 ||
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sukhocchedyatayā jñasya saṃsāramalamātatam |
taṇḍulasya yathā carma yathā tāmrasya kālimā || 37 ||
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naśyati kriyayā putra puruṣasya tathā malam |
naśyatyeva na saṃdehastasmādudyamavānbhava || 38 ||
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asatkalpairvikalpairyatsaṃsāro na jito mudhā |
stokenāśu layaṃ yāti kvāsadvastu ciraṃ sthitam || 39 ||
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asatyāmeti saṃsāraḥ svavyavasthāṃ vicārataḥ |
dīpālokādivāndhasya dvīndutvaṃ svīkṣitādiva || 40 ||
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nāsau tava na cāsya tvaṃ bhrāntiṃ putra parityaja |
asatye satyavaddṛṣṭe bhāvanā mā sma hīdṛśaḥ || 41 ||
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mama guruvibhavojjvalā vilāsā iti tava māstu vṛthaiva vibhramo'ntaḥ |
tvamapi ca vitatāśca te vilāsā vilasati sarvamidaṃ tadātmatattvam || 42 ||
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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

Hitopadesha edition (1891)

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

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