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 XX

puṇya uvāca |
kaḥ pitā kiṃ ca vā mitraṃ kā mātā ke ca bāndhavāḥ |
svabuddhyaivāvadhūyante vātyayā janapāṃsavaḥ || 1 ||
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bandhumitrasutasnehadveṣamohadaśāmayaḥ |
svasaṃjñāmātrakeṇaiva prapañco'yaṃ vitanyate || 2 ||
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bandhutve bhāvito bandhuḥ paratve bhāvitaḥ paraḥ |
viṣāmṛtadaśeveha sthitirbhāvanibandhanī || 3 ||
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ekatve vidyamānasya sarvagasya kilātmanaḥ |
ayaṃ bandhuḥ paraścāyamityasau kalanā kutaḥ || 4 ||
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raktamāṃsāsthisaṃghātāddehādevāsthipañjarāt |
ko'haṃ syāmiti cittena svayaṃ putra vicāraya || 5 ||
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dṛṣṭyā tu pāramārthikyā na kaścittvaṃ na vāsmyaham |
mithyājñānamidaṃ puṇyaḥ pāvanaśceti valgati || 6 ||
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kaste pitā kaśca suhṛtkā mātā kaśca vā paraḥ |
khasyānantavilāsasya kimasvaṃ kiṃ svamucyatām || 7 ||
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asi cettvaṃ tadanyeṣu yāteṣu bahujanmasu |
ye bandhavo ye vibhavāḥ kiṃ tānapi na śocasi || 8 ||
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babhūvuste supuṣpāsu sthalīṣu mṛgayoniṣu |
bahavo bandhavo mārgāstānkathaṃ nānuśocasi || 9 ||
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babhūvuste sapadmāsu taṭīṣvambhojinīṣu te |
haṃsasya bandhavo haṃsāstānkathaṃ nānuśocasi || 10 ||
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babhūvuste'lamanyatra citrāsu vanarājiṣu |
bahavo bandhavo vṛkṣāstānkathaṃ nānuśocasi || 11 ||
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babhūvuste mahogreṣu śikhareṣu mahībhṛtām |
bahavo bāndhavāḥ siṃhāstānkathaṃ nānuśocasi || 12 ||
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babhūvuste sravantīṣu saraḥsvambhojinīṣu ca |
bahavo bandhavo matsyāstānkathaṃ nānuśocasi || 13 ||
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babhūvitha daśārṇeṣu kapilo vanavānaraḥ |
rājaputrastuṣāreṣu puṇḍreṣu vanavāyasaḥ || 14 ||
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haihayeṣu ca mātaṅgastrigarteṣu ca gardabhaḥ |
śālveṣu saramāputraḥ patatrī saraladrume || 15 ||
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vindhyādrau pippalo bhūtvā ghuṇo bhūtvā mahāvaṭe |
mandare kukkuṭo bhūtvā vipro jāto'si kandare || 16 ||
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kosaleṣu dvijo bhūtvā bhūtvā vaṅgeṣu tittiriḥ |
aśvo bhūtvā tuṣāreṣu jātastvaṃ brahmaṇo'dhvare || 17 ||
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yaḥ kīṭastālakandāntarmaśako ya udumbare |
yaḥ prāgbako vindhyavane sa tvaṃ putra mamānujaḥ || 18 ||
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himavatkandare bhūrjatanutvaggranthikoṭare |
pipīliko yaḥ ṣaṇmāsānso'yaṃ tvamanujo mama || 19 ||
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sthitaḥ sīmāntakugrāmagomaye yaśca vṛścikaḥ |
sārdhasaṃvatsaraṃ sādho so'yaṃ tvamanujo mama || 20 ||
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pulindīstanapīṭheṣu nilīnaṃ yena kānane |
ṣaṭpadeneva padmeṣu so'yaṃ tvamanujo mama || 21 ||
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etāsvanyāsu bahvīṣu janayoniṣu putraka |
jāto'si jambūdvīpe'sminpurā śatasahasraśaḥ || 22 ||
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itthaṃ tavātmanaścaiva prāktanaṃ vāsanākramam |
paśyāmi sūkṣmayā buddhyā samyagdarśanaśuddhayā || 23 ||
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mamāpi bahvyo bahudhā yonayo mohamantharāḥ |
samatītāḥ smarāmyadya tā jñānoditayā dṛśā || 24 ||
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trigarteṣu śuko bhūtvā bheko bhūtvā sarittaṭe |
vaneṣu lāvako bhūtvā jāto'hamiha kānane || 25 ||
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bhuktvā pulindatāṃ vindhye kṛtvā vaṅgeṣu vṛkṣatām |
uṣṭratvamapi vindhyādrau jāto'hamiha kānane || 26 ||
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yaścātako himagirau yo rājā pauṇḍramaṇḍale |
vyāghro yaḥ sahyakuñjeṣu sa evāhaṃ tavāgrajaḥ || 27 ||
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yo gṛdhro daśavarṣāṇi yo grāho māsapañcakam |
yaḥ samānāṃ śataṃ siṃhaḥ sa eveha tavāgrajaḥ || 28 ||
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āndhragrāmacakoreṇa tuṣāranṛparājinā |
śrīśailācāryaputreṇa dambhavatkathyate mayā || 29 ||
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sarve vividhasaṃsārā vividhācāraceṣṭitāḥ |
vilāsā janmano bhrānteḥ smaryante prāktanā mayā || 30 ||
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evaṃ sthite jagajjātā bāndhavāḥ śataśo gatāḥ |
pitaro mātaraścaiva bhrātaraḥ suhṛdastathā || 31 ||
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kāṃstānsamanuśocāvo na śocāvaśca kānapi |
bandhūnihātiśocāva īdṛśyeva jagadgatiḥ || 32 ||
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anantāḥ pitaro yānti yāntyanantāśca mātaraḥ |
iha saṃsāriṇāṃ puṃsāṃ vanapādapaparṇavat || 33 ||
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kiṃ pramāṇamataḥ putra duḥkhasyātra sukhasya ca |
tasmātsarvaṃ parityajya tiṣṭhāvaḥ svacchatāṃ gatau || 34 ||
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prapañcabhāvanāṃ tyaktvā manasyahamiti sthitām |
tāṃ gatiṃ gaccha bhadraṃ te yāṃ yānti gatikovidāḥ || 35 ||
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ihājavaṃ javībhāvaṃ patanotpatanātmakam |
na ca śocanti sudhiyaściraṃ valganti kevalam || 36 ||
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bhāvābhāvavinirmuktaṃ jarāmaraṇavarjitam |
saṃsmarātmānamavyagro mā vimūḍhamanā bhava || 37 ||
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na te duḥkhaṃ na te janma na te mātā na te pitā |
ātmaivāsi na sadbuddhe tvamanyaḥ kaścideva hi || 38 ||
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asyāṃ saṃsārayātrāyāṃ nānābhinayadāyinaḥ |
ajñā eva narāḥ sādhurasabhāvasamanvitāḥ || 39 ||
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madhyasthadṛṣṭayaḥ svasthā yathāprāptārthadarśinaḥ |
tajjñāstu prekṣakā eva sākṣidharme vyavasthitāḥ || 40 ||
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kartāro'pi na kartāro yathā dīpā niśāgame |
ālokakarmaṇāmevaṃ tajjñā lokasthitāviha || 41 ||
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pratibimbe na dṛśyante svātmabimbagatairapi |
yathā darpaṇaratnādyāstathā kārye mahādhiyaḥ || 42 ||
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sarvaiṣaṇāmayakalaṅkavivarjitena svasthātmabhāvakalitena hṛdabjamadhye |
putrātmanātmani mahāmunināmunaiva saṃtyajya saṃbhramamalaṃ paritoṣamehi || 43 ||
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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 XX

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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