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 XXV

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
itthaṃ sa kathayanpakṣī pṛṣṭastatra punarmayā |
kīdṛśī prāṇavātasya gatirityeva rāghava || 1 ||
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bhuśuṇḍa uvāca |
jānannapi mune sarva kiṃ māṃ pṛcchasi līlayā |
yathāpṛṣṭamahaṃ vacmi śṛṇu tatrāpi madvacaḥ || 2 ||
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prāṇo'yamaniśaṃ brahmanspandaśaktiḥ sadāgatiḥ |
sabāhyābhyantare dehe prāṇo'yamupari sthitaḥ || 3 ||
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apāno'pyaniśaṃ brahmanspandaśaktiḥ sadāgatiḥ |
sabāhyābhyantare dehe tvapāno'yamavāksthitaḥ || 4 ||
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jāgrataḥ svapataścaiva prāṇāyāmo'yamuttamaḥ |
pravartate yatastajjña tattāvacchreyase śṛṇu || 5 ||
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bāhyonmukhatvaṃ prāṇānāṃ yaddhṛdambujakoṭarāt |
svarasenāstayatnānāṃ taṃ dhīrā recakaṃ viduḥ || 6 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulaparyantaṃ bāhyamākramatāmadhaḥ |
prāṇānāmaṅgasaṃsparśo yaḥ sa pūraka ucyate || 7 ||
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bāhyātparāpatatyantarapāne yatnavarjitaḥ |
yo'yaṃ prapūraṇaḥ sparśo vidustamapi pūrakam || 8 ||
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apāne'staṃgate prāṇo yāvannābhyudito hṛdi |
tāvatsā kumbhakāvasthā yogibhiryānubhūyate || 9 ||
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recakaḥ kumbhakaścaiva pūrakaśca tridhā sthitaḥ |
apānasyodayasthāne dvādaśāntādadho bahiḥ || 10 ||
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svabhāvāḥ sarvakālasthāḥ samyagyatnavivarjitāḥ |
ye proktāḥ sphāramatibhistāñchṛṇu tvaṃ mahāmate || 11 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulaparyantādbāhyādabhyuditaḥ prabho |
yo vātastasya tatraiva svabhāvātpūrakādayaḥ || 12 ||
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hṛdantarasthāniṣpannaghaṭavadyā sthitirbahiḥ |
dvādaśāṅgulaparyante nāsāgrasamasaṃmukhe || 13 ||
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vyomni nityamapānasya taṃ viduḥ kumbhakaṃ budhāḥ |
bāhyonmukhasya vāyoryā nāsikāgrāvadhirgatiḥ || 14 ||
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taṃ bāhyapūrakaṃ tvādyaṃ viduryogavido janāḥ |
nāsāgrādapi nirgatya dvādaśāntāvadhirgatiḥ || 15 ||
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yā vāyostaṃ vidurdhīrā aparaṃ bāhyapūrakam |
vahirastaṃgate prāṇe yāvannāpāna udgataḥ || 16 ||
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tāvatpūrṇaṃ samāvasthaṃ bahiṣṭhaṃ kumbhakaṃ viduḥ |
yattadantarmukhatvaṃ syādapānasyodayaṃ vinā || 17 ||
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taṃ bāhyarecakaṃ vidyāccintyamānaṃ vimuktidam |
dvādaśāntādyadutthāya rūpapīvaratā parā || 18 ||
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apānasya bahiṣṭhaṃ tamaparaṃ pūrakaṃ viduḥ |
bāhyānābhthantarāṃścaitānkumbhakādīnanāratam || 19 ||
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prāṇāpānasvabhāvāṃstamabuddhvā bhūyo na jāyate |
aṣṭāvete mahābuddhe rātridivamanusmṛtāḥ || 20 ||
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svabhāvā dehavāyūnāṃ kathitā muktidā mayā |
gacchatastiṣṭhato vāpi jāgrataḥ svapato'pi vā || 21 ||
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ete nirodhamāyānti prakṛtyā'ticalānilāḥ |
yatkaroti yadaśnāti buddhyaivālamanusmaran || 22 ||
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kumbhakādīnnaraḥ svāntastatra kartā na kiṃcana |
avyagramasminvyāpāre bāhyaṃ parijahanmanaḥ || 23 ||
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dinaiḥ katipayaireva padamāpnoti kevalam |
etadabhyasataḥ puṃso bāhye viṣayavṛttiṣu || 24 ||
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na baghnāti ratiṃ cetaḥ śvadṛtau brāhmaṇo yathā |
etāṃ dṛṣṭimavaṣṭabhya ye sthitāḥ kṛtabuddhayaḥ || 25 ||
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prāptaprāptavyamakhilaṃ tairakhinnāsta eva hi |
tiṣṭhatā gacchatā nityaṃ svapatā jāgratā tathā || 26 ||
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eṣā cetprekṣyate dṛṣṭistanna bandhanamāpyate |
prāṇāpānānusaraṇaprāptabodhavatāmalam || 27 ||
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saṃśāntamalamohena svasthenāntarihoṣyate |
sarvārambhānsadā svacchaḥ kurvanvāpi budho janaḥ || 28 ||
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prāṇāpānagatiṃ prāpya susvasthaḥ sukhamedhate |
prāṇasyābhyudayo brahmanpadmapatrāddhṛdi sthitāt || 29 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulaparyante prāṇo'staṃ yātyayaṃ bahiḥ |
apānasyodayo bāhyāddvādaśāntānmahāmune || 30 ||
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astaṃgatirathāmbhojamadhye hṛdayasaṃsthite |
prāṇo yatra samāyāti dvādaśānte nabhaḥpade || 31 ||
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padāttasmādapāno'yaṃ khādeti samanantaram |
bāhyākāśonmukhaḥ prāṇo vahatyagniśikhā yathā || 32 ||
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hṛdākāśonmukho'pāno nimne vahati vārivat |
apānaścandramā dehamāpyāyayati bāhyataḥ || 33 ||
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prāṇaḥ sūryo'gnirathavā pacatyantaridaṃ vapuḥ |
prāṇo hi hṛdayākāśaṃ tāpayitvā pratikṣaṇam || 34 ||
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mukhāgragaganaṃ paścāttāpayatyuttamo raviḥ |
apānendurmukhāgraṃ tu plāvayitvā hṛdambaram || 35 ||
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paścādāpyāyayatyeṣa nimeṣasamanantaram |
apānaśaśino'ntasthā kalā prāṇavivasvatā || 36 ||
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yatra grastā tadāsādya padaṃ bhūyo na śocyate |
prāṇārkasya tathāntasthā yatrāpānasitāṃśunā || 37 ||
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grastā tatpadamāsādya na bhūyo janmabhāṅnaraḥ |
prāṇa evārkatāṃ yāti sabāhyābhyantare'mbare || 38 ||
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āpyāyanakarīṃ paścācchaśitāmadhitiṣṭhati |
prāṇa evendutāṃ tyaktvā śarīrāpyāyakāriṇīm || 39 ||
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kṣaṇādāyāti sūryatvaṃ saṃśoṣaṇakaraṃ padam |
arkatāṃ saṃparityajya na yāvaccandratāṃ gataḥ || 40 ||
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prāṇastāvadvicāryante'deśakāle na śocyate |
hṛdi candrārkayorjñātvā nityamastamayodayam || 41 ||
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ānmano nijamādhāraṃ na bhūyo jāyate manaḥ |
sodayāstamayaṃ senduṃ saraśmiṃ sagamāgamam || 42 ||
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hṛdaye bhāskaraṃ devaṃ yaḥ paśyati sa paśyati |
na kṣīṇaṃ nāparikṣīṇaṃ bahiṣṭhaṃ siddhaye tamaḥ || 43 ||
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hārdaṃ tu kṣapayeddhvāntaṃ yatkṣaye siddhiruttamā |
bāhye tamasi saṃkṣīṇo lokālokaḥ prajāyate || 44 ||
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hārde tu tamasi kṣīṇe svāloko jāyate mune |
hārdāndhakārakṣayadaṃ parijñātaṃ vimuktidam || 45 ||
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sodayāstamayaṃ yatnātprāṇārkamavalokayet |
apānenduḥ prayātyastaṃ yatra hṛtpadmakoṭare || 46 ||
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padāttasmādudetyantaḥ prāṇārko bahirunmukhaḥ |
apāne'staṃgate prāṇaḥ samudeti hṛdambujāt || 47 ||
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chāyāyāṃ galitāṅgāyāṃ tatraivāśu yathātapaḥ |
prāṇe tvastaṃgate bāhyādapānaḥ proditaḥ kṣaṇāt || 48 ||
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ātape parito naṣṭe chāyevānupadaṃ tathā |
prāṇajanmāvanau naṣṭamapānaṃ viddhi sanmate || 49 ||
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apānajanmabhūmau ca prāṇaṃ naṣṭamavehi hi |
astaṃgatavati prāṇe tvapāne'bhyudayonmukhe || 50 ||
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bahiḥ kumbhakamālambya ciraṃ bhūyo na śocyate |
apāne'staṃgate prāṇe kiṃcidabhyudayonmukhe || 51 ||
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antaḥkumbhakamālambya ciraṃ bhūyo na śocyate |
prāṇarecakamālambya apānāddūrakoṭigam || 52 ||
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svacchaṃ kumbhakamabhyasya na bhūyaḥ paritapyate |
apāne recakādhāraṃ prāṇapūrāntarāsthitam || 53 ||
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svasaṃsthaṃ pūrakaṃ dṛṣṭvā na bhūyo jāyate naraḥ |
prāṇāpānāvubhāvantaryatraitau vilayaṃ gatau || 54 ||
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tadālambya padaṃ śāntamātmānaṃ nānutapyate |
prāṇabhakṣonmukhe'pāne deśaṃ kālaṃ ca niṣkalam || 55 ||
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vicārya bahirantarvā na bhūyaḥ pariśocyate |
apānabhakṣaṇapare prāṇe hṛdi tathā bahiḥ || 56 ||
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deśaṃ kālaṃ ca saṃprekṣya na bhūyo jāyate manaḥ |
yatra prāṇo hyapānena prāṇenāpāna eva ca || 57 ||
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nigīrṇau bahirantaśca deśakālau ca paśya tau |
kṣaṇamastaṃgataprāṇamapānodayavarjitam || 58 ||
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ayatnasiddhabāhyasthaṃ kumbhakaṃ tatpadaṃ viduḥ |
ayatnasiddho hyantasthakumbhakaḥ paramaṃ padam || 59 ||
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etattadātmano rūpaṃ śuddhaiṣā paramaiva cit |
etattattatsadābhāsametatprāpya na śocyate || 60 ||
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puṣpasyāntarivāmodaḥ prāṇasyāntaravasthitam |
na sa prāṇaṃ na vā'pānaṃ cidātmānamupāsmahe || 61 ||
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jalasyāntarivāsvādamapānasyāntarasthitam |
na saprāṇaṃ na vā'prāṇaṃ cidātmānamupāsmahe || 62 ||
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prāṇakṣayasyopāntasthamapānakṣayakoṭigam |
apānaprāṇayormadhyaṃ cidātmānamupāsmahe || 63 ||
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prāṇasya prāṇanaṃ proccaiḥ paraṃ jīvasya jīvanam |
dehasya dhāraṇaṃ dhuryaṃ cidātmānamupāsmahe || 64 ||
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manaso mananaṃ satyaṃ buddherekāvabodhanam |
ahaṃkṛterahaṃkāraṃ cidātmānamupāsmahe || 65 ||
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yasminsarva yataḥ sarvaṃ yatsarvaṃ sarvataśca yat |
yacca sarvamayaṃ nityaṃ taccittattvamupāsmahe || 66 ||
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ālokālokanaṃ puṇyaṃ sarvapāvanapāvanam |
na ca bhāvanamannūnaṃ taccittattvamupāsmahe || 67 ||
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apāno'staṃ gato yatra prāṇo nābhyuditaḥ kṣaṇam |
kalākalaṅkarahitaṃ taccittattvamupāsmahe |
nāpāno'bhyudito yatra prāṇaścāntamupāgataḥ |
nāsāgragaganāvartaṃ taccittattvamupāsmahe || 68 ||
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yatra prāṇo'stamāyāti yatrāpāno'stameti ca |
yatra dvāvapyanutpannau taccittattvamupāsmahe || 69 ||
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prāṇāpānodbhavasthāne bāhyābhyantaramāsthite |
ye dve yogipadādhārastaccittattvamupāsmahe || 70 ||
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prāṇāpānarathārūḍhaṃ prāṇāpānamanātatam |
yacchaktirūpaṃ śaktīnāṃ taccittattvamupāsmahe || 71 ||
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hṛtprāṇakumbhakaṃ devaṃ bahiścāpānakumbhakam |
pūrakāṃśavisṛṣṭaṃ yattaccittattvamupāsmahe || 72 ||
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prāṇāpānaparāmarśaṃ sattābodhaṃ virūpakam |
yatprāpyaṃ prāṇamananāttaccittattvamupāsmahe || 73 ||
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yatprāṇapavanaspando yatspandānandakārakam |
kāraṇaṃ kāraṇānāṃ yattaccittattvamupāsmahe || 74 ||
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yadakhilakalanākalaṅkahīnaṃ parivalitaṃ ca sadā kalāgaṇena |
svanubhavavibhavaṃ padaṃ tadagryaṃ sakalasurapraṇataṃ paraṃ prapadye || 75 ||
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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 XXV

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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