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 XVI

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
atha tatyāhamapataṃ dīpyamānavapuḥ puraḥ |
kiṃcidvikṣobhitasabhaḥ khānnakṣatramivācale || 1 ||
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cukṣobha vāyasāsthānaṃ nīlotpalasaraḥsamam |
matpātamandavātena bhūkampeneva sāgaraḥ || 2 ||
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aśaṅkitamapi prāptaṃ darśanānmāmanantaram |
bhuśuṇḍastu vasiṣṭho'yaṃ prāpta ityavabuddhavān || 3 ||
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patrapuñjātsamuttasthau meghaśāva ivācalāt |
he mune svāgatamiti provāca madhurākṣaram || 4 ||
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saṃkalpamātrajātābhyāṃ karābhyāṃ kusumāñjalim |
mahyamāśu tadaivādānmegho haimamivotkaram || 5 ||
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idamāsanamipyuktvā navaṃ kalpatarucchadam |
upānītavati tyaktabhṛtye vāyasanāyake || 6 ||
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bhuśuṇḍa utthite svīyakalāpakṣeṣu pakṣiṣu |
upaviṣṭaṃ muniṃ dṛṣṭvā svāsanonmukhadṛṣṭiṣu || 7 ||
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samantātkhagavṛndena bhuśuṇḍena samaṃ tataḥ |
tasminkalpalatāpuñje hyupaviṣṭo'hamāsane || 8 ||
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arghyapādyādi saṃpādya bhuśuṇḍastuṣṭamānasaḥ |
māmuvāca mahātejāḥ sauhṛdānmadhurākṣaram || 9 ||
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bhuśuṇḍa uvāca |
aho bhagavatā'smākaṃ prasādo darśitaścirāt |
darśanāmṛtasekena yatsiktāḥ saddrumā vayam || 10 ||
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matpuṇyacirasaṃbhārapreritena tvayādhunā |
mune mānyaikamānyena kutaścāgamanaṃ kṛtam || 11 ||
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kaccidasminmahāmohe ciraṃ viharatastava |
akhaṇḍitaiva samatā sthitā cetasi pāvane || 12 ||
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kimarthamadyāgamanakleśenātmā kadarthitaḥ |
vacanaśravaṇotkānāmājñāṃ no vaktumarhasi || 13 ||
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tvatpādadarśanādeva sarvaṃ jñātaṃ mayā mune |
tvadāgamanapuṇyena vayamāyojitāstvayā || 14 ||
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ciraṃjīvitacarcābhirvayaṃ vaḥ smṛtimāgatāḥ |
tenedamāspadaṃ pādaistvaṃ pavitritavānayam || 15 ||
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jñātatvadāgamo'pyevaṃ tvāṃ pṛcchāmīha yanmune |
bhavadvākyāmṛtāsvādavāñchitaṃ pravijṛmbhate || 16 ||
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ityuktavānasau pakṣī bhuśuṇḍaścirajīvitaḥ |
trikālāmalasaṃvedī tatra proktamidaṃ mayā || 17 ||
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śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
vihaṃgama mahārāja satyametattvayocyate |
draṣṭumabhyāgato'smyadya tvāmeva cirajīvitam || 18 ||
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āśītalāntaḥkaraṇo diṣṭyā kuśalavānasi |
patito'si na buddhātmā bhīṣaṇāṃ bhavavāgurām || 19 ||
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tadetaṃ saṃśayaṃ chindhi bhagavanmama satyataḥ |
kasminkule bhavāñjāto jñātajñeyaḥ kathaṃ bhavān || 20 ||
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kiyadāyuśca te sādho vṛttaṃ smarasi kiṃca vā |
kenāyaṃ vā nivāsaste nirdiṣṭo dīrghadarśinaḥ || 21 ||
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bhuśuṇḍa uvāca |
yatpṛcchasi mune sarvaṃ tadidaṃ varṇayāmyaham |
anudvegitayā yatnātkathā śrāvyā mahātmanā || 22 ||
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yuṣmadvidhāstribhuvanaprabhupūjyarūpā ākarṇayanti yamudāradhiyo mahāntaḥ |
tenāśubhaṃ prakathitena vināśameti meghāspadena vibhavena yathārkatāpaḥ || 23 ||
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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 XVI

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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