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 XXIV

baliruvāca |
kenopāyena balavānsa tāta parijīyate |
ko'sāvatimahāvīryaḥ sarvaṃ prakathayāśu me || 1 ||
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virocana uvāca |
mantriṇastasya tanaya nityājeyasthiterapi |
śrṛṇu vacmi susādhatvaṃ yenāsau parijīyate || 2 ||
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putra yuktyā gṛhīto'sau kṣaṇādāyāti vaśyatām |
yuktiṃ vinā dahatyeṣa āśīviṣa ivoddhataḥ || 3 ||
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bālavallālayitvainaṃ yuktyā niyamayanti ye |
rājānaṃ taṃ samālokya padamāsādayanti te || 4 ||
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dṛṣṭe tasminmahīpāle sa mantrī vaśameti ca |
tasmiṃśca mantriṇyākrānte sa rājā dṛśyate punaḥ || 5 ||
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yāvanna dṛṣṭo rājāsau tāvanmantrī na jīyate |
mantrī ca yāvanna jitastāvadrājā na dṛśyate || 6 ||
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rājanyadṛṣṭe durmantrī sa duḥkhāya phalatyati |
mantriṇyanirjite rājā so'tyantaṃ yātyadṛśyatām || 7 ||
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abhyāsenobhayaṃ tasmātsamameva samārabhet |
rājasaṃdarśanaṃ tasya mantriṇaśca parājayam || 8 ||
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pauruṣeṇa prayatnena svabhyāsena śanaiḥśanaiḥ |
dvayaṃ saṃpādya yatnena deśamāpnoṣi taṃ śubham || 9 ||
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tvamabhyāse phalībhūte taṃ deśamabhigacchasi |
yadi daityendra tadbhūyo manāgapi na śocasi || 10 ||
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saṃśāntasakalāyāsā nityapramuditāśayāḥ |
sādhavastatra tiṣṭhanti praśāntāśeṣasaṃśayāḥ || 11 ||
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śrṛṇu kaḥ putra deśo'sau sarvaṃ prakaṭayāmi te |
deśanāmnā mayoktaste mokṣaḥ sakaladuḥkhahā || 12 ||
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rājā tu tatra bhagavānātmā sarvapadātigaḥ |
tena mantrī kṛtaḥ prājño mano nāma mahāmate || 13 ||
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manoniṣṭhatayā viśvamidaṃ pariṇatiṃ gatam |
ghaṭatveneva mṛtpiṇḍo dhūmo'mbudatayaiva ca || 14 ||
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tasmiñjite jitaṃ sarvaṃ sarvamāsāditaṃ bhavet |
durjayaṃ tadvijānīyātyuktyaiva parijīyate || 15 ||
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baliruvāca |
yā yuktirbhagavaṃstasya cittasyākramaṇe sphuṭam |
tāṃ me kathaya tattāvadyathā jeṣyāmi dāruṇam || 16 ||
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virocana uvāca |
viṣayānprati bhoḥ putra sarvāneva hi sarvathā |
anāsthā paramā hyeṣā sā yuktirmanaso jaye || 17 ||
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eṣaiva paramā yuktiranayaiva mahāmadaḥ |
svamanomattamātaṅgo drāgityevāvadamyate || 18 ||
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eṣā hyatyantaduṣprāpā suprāpā ca mahāmate |
anabhyastātiduṣprāpā svabhyastā prāpyate sukham || 19 ||
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kramādabhyasyamānaiṣā viṣayāratirātmaja |
sarvataḥ sphuṭatāmeti sekasiktā latā yathā || 20 ||
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nāsādyate hyanabhyastā kāṃkṣatāpi śaṭhātmanā |
putra śālirivāvyuptā tasmādenāṃ samāhara || 21 ||
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tāvadbhramanti duḥkheṣu saṃsārāvaṭavāsinaḥ |
viratiṃ viṣayeṣvete yāvannāyānti dehinaḥ || 22 ||
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abhyāsena vinā kaścinnāpnoti viṣayāratim |
apyatyantabalo dehī deśāntaramivāgatiḥ || 23 ||
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dhyeyatyāgamato'jasraṃ dhyāyatā dehadhāriṇā |
bhogeṣvaratirabhyāsādvṛddhiṃ neyā latā yathā || 24 ||
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puruṣārthādṛte putra neha saṃprāpyate śubham |
kriyāphalaṃ pariprāptuṃ harṣāmarṣavivarjitam || 25 ||
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daivamityucyate loke na daivaṃ dehavatkvacit |
avaśyaṃ bhavitavyākhyā svehayā niyatiśca yā || 26 ||
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ucyate daivaśabdena sā naraireva netaraiḥ |
yadyasyeha yadā yatra saṃpannaṃ samatāṃ gatam || 27 ||
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harṣāmarṣavināśāya taddaivamiti kathyate |
daivaṃ niyatirūpaṃ ca pauruṣeṇopajīyate || 28 ||
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samyagjñānavilāsena mṛgatṛṣṇābhramo yathā |
yathā saṃkalpyate yadyatpauruṣeṇa tathaiva tat || 29 ||
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phalavattāgṛhītatve phalavattāsukhapradam |
kartā no mana eveha yatkalpayati tattathā || 30 ||
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niyatiṃ yādṛśīmetatsaṃkalpayati sā tathā |
niyatāniyatānkāṃścidarthānaniyatānapi || 31 ||
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karoti cittaṃ tenaitaccittaṃ niyatiyojakam |
niyatyāṃ niyatiṃ kurvankadācitsvārthanāmikām || 32 ||
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sphuratyasmiñjagatkośe jīvo vyomnīva mārutaḥ |
niyatyā vihitaṃ kurvankadācinniyatiṃ caraḥ || 33 ||
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saṃjñārthaṃ rūḍhaniyatiśabdaḥ sphurati sānuvat |
tasmādyāvanmanastāvanna daivaṃ niyatirna ca || 34 ||
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manasyastaṃgate sādho yadbhavatyastu tattathā |
jīvo hi puruṣo jātaḥ pauruṣeṇa sa yadyathā || 39 ||
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saṃkalpayati loke'smiṃstattathā tasya nānyathā |
puruṣārthādṛte putra na kiṃcidiha vidyate || 36 ||
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paraṃ pauruṣamāśritya bhogeṣvaratimāharet |
na bhogeṣvaratiryāvajjāyate bhavanāśanī || 37 ||
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na parā nirvṛtistāvatprāpyate jayadāyinī |
viṣayeṣu ratiryāvatsthitā saṃmohakāriṇī || 38 ||
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tāvadbhavadaśādolā vilolāndolanasthitiḥ |
abhyāsena vinā putra na kadācana duḥkhadā || 39 ||
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bhogabhogibharaprotā kadāśā vinivartate || 40 ||
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baliruvāca bhogeṣvaratirevāntaḥ kathaṃ sarvāsureśvara |
sthitimāyāti jīvasya dīrghajīvitadāyinī || 41 ||
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virocana uvāca |
ātmāvalokanalatā phalinī phalati sphuṭam |
jīvasya bhogeṣvaratiṃ śaradīva mahālatā || 42 ||
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ātmāvalokanenaiṣā viṣayāratiruttamā |
hṛdaye sthitimāyāti śrīrivāmbhojakoṭare || 43 ||
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tasmātprajñānikāṣeṇa vicāreṇāticāruṇā |
devamālokayedbhogādratiṃ cāvaharetsamam || 44 ||
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cittasya bhogairdvau bhāgau śāstreṇaikaṃ prapūrayet |
guruśuśrūṣayā caikamavyutpannasya satkrame || 45 ||
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kiṃcidvyutpattiyuktasya bhāgaṃ bhogaiḥ prapūrayet |
guruśuśrūṣayā bhāgau bhāgaṃ śāstrārthacintayā || 46 ||
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vyutpattimanuyātasya pūrayeccetaso'nvaham |
dvau bhāgau śāstravairāgyairdvau dhyānagurupūjayā || 47 ||
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sādhutāmāgato jīvo yogyo jñānakathākrame |
nirmalākṛtirādatte paṭa uttamarañjanām || 48 ||
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śanaiḥ śanairlālanīyaṃ yuktibhiḥ pāvanoktibhiḥ |
śāstrārthapariṇāmena pālayeccittabālakam || 49 ||
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pare pariṇataṃ jñāne śithilībhūtadurgraham |
jyotsnā'hīnasphaṭikavaccetaḥ śītaṃ virājate || 50 ||
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prajñayā parayā ṛjvyā bhogānāmīśvarasya ca |
samamevātha dehasya rūpamāśvavalokayet || 51 ||
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prajñāvicāravaśataḥ samameva sadā suta |
ātmāvalokanaṃ tṛṣṇāsaṃtyāgaṃ ca samāharet || 52 ||
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paradṛṣṭau vitṛṣṇatvaṃ tṛṣṇābhāve ca dṛkparā |
ete mithaḥ sthite dṛṣṭī tejodīpadaśe yathā || 53 ||
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bhogapūge gatāsvāde dṛṣṭe deve parāvare |
pare brahmaṇi viśrāntiranantodeti śāśvatī || 54 ||
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viṣayākalitānandamanantodeti nirvṛtiḥ |
na kadācana jīvānāmātmaviśravaṇādṛte || 55 ||
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yajñadānatapastīrthasevābhirjāyate sukham |
na tapobhirna dānena na tīrthairapi jāyate || 56 ||
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bhogeṣu viratirjantoḥ svabhāvālokanādṛte |
kayācidapi no yuktyā buddhirātmāvalokane || 57 ||
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svaprayatnādṛte puṃsaḥ śreyase saṃpravartate |
bhogasaṃtyāgasaṃprāptaparamārthādṛte suta || 58 ||
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na brahmapadaviśrāntisukhamāsādyate param |
ābrahmastambaparyante jagatyasminna kutracit || 59 ||
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tadvadāśvasyate bhāte parame kāraṇe yathā |
pauruṣaṃ yatnamāśritya daivaṃ kṛtvā sudūrataḥ || 60 ||
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bhogānvigarhayetprājñaḥ śreyodvāradṛḍhārgalān |
prauḍhāyāṃ bhogagarhāyāṃ vicāra upajāyate || 61 ||
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vṛddhāyāṃ prāvṛṣi śrīmāṃśaratkāla ivāmalaḥ |
vicāro bhogagarhāto vicārādbhogagarhaṇam || 62 ||
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anyonyamete pūryete samudrajaladāviva |
bhogagarhāvicāraśca svātmālokaśca śāśvataḥ || 63 ||
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anyonyaṃ sādhayantyarthaṃ susnigdhāḥ suhṛdo yathā |
pūrvaṃ daivamanādṛtya pauruṣeṇa prayatnataḥ || 64 ||
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dantairdantānprasaṃpīḍya bhogeṣvaratimāharet |
deśācārāviruddhena bāndhavaikamatena ca || 65 ||
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pauruṣeṇa krameṇādau dhanāni samupārjayet |
dhanairabhyāharedbhavyānsujanānguṇaśālinaḥ || 66 ||
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pravartate samāsaṅgātteṣāṃ bhogavigarhaṇā |
tato vicārastadanu jñānaṃ śāstrārthasaṃgrahaḥ || 67 ||
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tataḥ krameṇa paramapadaprāptiḥ prajāyate |
yadā tūparate kāle viṣayebhyo viramyase || 68 ||
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tadā vicāravaśataḥ paramaṃ padameṣyasi |
samyakprāpsyasi viśrāntimātmanyatyantapāvane || 69 ||
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na punaḥ kalpanāpaṅke duḥkhāya nipatiṣyasi |
sthitāpi nāsthā te śuddha namaste'stu sadāśiva || 70 ||
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deśakrameṇa dhanamalpavigarhaṇena tenāṅga sādhujanamarjaya mānapūrvam |
tatsaṃgamotthaviṣayādyavahelanena samyagvicāravibhavena tavātmalābhaḥ || 71 ||
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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 XXIV

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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