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 LIII

śrībhagavānuvāca |
arjuna tvaṃ na hantā tvamabhimānamalaṃ tyaja |
jarāmaraṇanirmuktaḥ svayamātmāsi śāśvataḥ || 1 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yasya nāhaṃkṛto bhāvo buddhiryasya na lipyate |
hatvāpi sa imāṃllokānna hanti na nibadhyate || 2 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yaiva saṃjāyate saṃvidantaḥ sevānubhūyate |
ayaṃ so'hamidaṃ tanma ityantaḥ saṃvidaṃ tyaja || 3 ||
[Analyze grammar]

anayaiva ca yukto'smi naṣṭo'smīti ca bhārata |
abhitaḥ sukhaduḥkhābhyāmavaśaḥ paritapyase || 4 ||
[Analyze grammar]

svātmāṃśaiḥ kriyamāṇāni guṇaiḥ karmāṇi bhāgaśaḥ |
ahaṃkāravimūḍhātmā kartāhamiti manyate || 5 ||
[Analyze grammar]

cakṣuḥ paśyatu karṇaśca śrṛṇotu tvakspṛśatvidam |
rasanā ca rasaṃ yātu kātra ko'hamiti sthitiḥ || 6 ||
[Analyze grammar]

kalanākarmaṇi rate manasyapi mahātmanaḥ |
na kaścidatrāhamiti kleśabhāge ka eva te || 7 ||
[Analyze grammar]

bahubhiḥ samavāyena yatkṛtaṃ tatra bhārata |
eko'bhimānaduḥkhena hāsyāyaiva hṛiṃ gṛhyate || 8 ||
[Analyze grammar]

kāyena manasā buddhyā kevalairindriyairapi |
yoginaḥ karma kurvanti saṅgaṃ tyaktvātmaśuddhaye || 9 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ahantvaviṣacūrṇena yeṣāṃ kāyo na māritaḥ |
kurvanto'pi haranto'pi na ca te nirviṣūcikāḥ || 10 ||
[Analyze grammar]

na kvacidrājate kāyo mamatāmedhyadūṣitaḥ |
prājño'pyatibahujño'pi duḥśīla iva mānavaḥ || 11 ||
[Analyze grammar]

nirmamo nirahaṃkāraḥ samaduḥkhasukhaḥ kṣamī |
yaḥ sa kāryamakāryaṃ vā kurvannapi na lipyate || 12 ||
[Analyze grammar]

idaṃ ca te pāṇḍusuta svakarma kṣātramuttamam |
api krūramatiśreyaḥ sukhāyaivodayāya ca || 13 ||
[Analyze grammar]

api kutsitamapyanyadapyadharmamayakramam |
śreṣṭhaṃ te svaṃ yathā karma tathehāmṛtavānbhava || 14 ||
[Analyze grammar]

mūrkhasyāpi svakarmaiva śreyase kimu sanmateḥ |
matirgaladahaṃkārā patitāpi na lipyate || 15 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yogasthaḥ kuru karmāṇi saṅgaṃ tyaktvā dhanaṃjaya |
niḥsaṅgastvaṃ yathāprāptakarmavānna nibadhyase || 16 ||
[Analyze grammar]

śāntabrahmavapurbhūtvā karma brahmamayaṃ kuru |
brahmārpaṇasamācāro brahmaiva bhavasi kṣaṇāt || 17 ||
[Analyze grammar]

īśvarārpitasarvārtha īśvarātmā nirāmayaḥ |
īśvaraḥ sarvabhūtātmā bhava bhūṣitabhūtalaḥ || 18 ||
[Analyze grammar]

saṃnyastasarvasaṃkalpaḥ samaḥ śāntamanā muniḥ |
saṃnyāsayogayuktātmā kurvanmuktamatirbhava || 19 ||
[Analyze grammar]

arjuna uvāca |
saṅgatyāgasya bhagavaṃstathā brahmārpaṇasya ca |
īśvarārpaṇarūpasya saṃnyāsasya ca sarvaśaḥ || 20 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tathā jñānasya yogasya vibhāgaḥ kīdṛśaḥ prabho |
krameṇa kathayaitanme mahāmohanivṛttaye || 21 ||
[Analyze grammar]

śrībhagavānuvāca |
sarvasaṃkalpasaṃśāntau praśāntaghanavāsanam |
na kiṃcidbhāvanākāraṃ yattadbrahma paraṃ viduḥ || 22 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tadudyogaṃ vidurjñānaṃ yogaṃ ca kṛtabuddhayaḥ |
brahma sarvaṃ jagadahaṃ ceti brahmārpaṇaṃ viduḥ || 23 ||
[Analyze grammar]

antaḥśūnyaṃ bahiḥśūnyaṃ pāṣāṇahṛdayopamam |
śāntamākāśakośācchaṃ na dṛśyaṃ na dṛśaḥ param || 24 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tata īṣadyadutthānamīṣadanyatayoditam |
sa jagatpratibhāso'yamākāśamiva śūnyatā || 25 ||
[Analyze grammar]

bhāvo'hamiti ko'pyeṣa pratyekamuditaściteḥ |
koṭikoṭyaṃśakalitaḥ ka ivainaṃ prati grahaḥ || 26 ||
[Analyze grammar]

apṛthagbhūta evaiṣa pṛthagbhūta iva sthitaḥ |
pṛthaktvaṃ hi na paryanto nāhamityavagacchati || 27 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yathehāhaṃ tathehāsti ghaṭādīhāpi markaṭaḥ |
svamīhaivaṃ tathāmbhodhiḥ kimahaṃtāṃ prati grahaḥ || 28 ||
[Analyze grammar]

vikalpabhede sphurite saṃvitsāramayātmani |
vaicitryeṇa vicitrepi kimekatve'pi no grahaḥ || 29 ||
[Analyze grammar]

iti jñātavibhāgasya buddhau tasya parikṣayaḥ |
karmaṇāṃ yaḥ phalatyāgastaṃ saṃnyāsaṃ vidurbudhāḥ || 30 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tyāgaḥ saṃkalpajālānāmasaṃsaṅgaḥ sa kathyate |
samastakalanājālasyeśvaratvaikabhāvanā || 31 ||
[Analyze grammar]

galitadvaitanirbhāsametadeveśvarārpaṇam |
abodhavaśato bhedo nāmnaivaiṣāṃ cidātmani || 32 ||
[Analyze grammar]

bodhātmā kila śabdārtho jagadekaṃ na saṃśayaḥ |
ahamāśā jagadahaṃ svamahaṃ karma cāpyaham || 33 ||
[Analyze grammar]

kālo'hamahamadvaitaṃ dvaitaṃ cāhamahaṃ jagat |
manmanā bhava madbhakto madyājī māṃ namaskuru |
māmevaiṣyasi yuktvaivamātmānaṃ matparāyaṇaḥ || 34 ||
[Analyze grammar]

arjuna uvāca |
dve rūpe tava deveśa paraṃ cāparameva ca |
kīdṛśaṃ tatkadā rūpaṃ tiṣṭhāmyāśritya siddhaye || 35 ||
[Analyze grammar]

śrībhagavānuvāca |
sāmānyaṃ paramaṃ caiva dve rūpe viddhi me'nagha |
pāṇyādiyuktaṃ sāmānyaṃ śaṅkhacakragadādharam || 36 ||
[Analyze grammar]

paraṃ rūpamanādyantaṃ yanmamaikamanāmayam |
brahmātmaparamātmādiśabdenaitadudīryate || 37 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yāvadapratibuddhastvamanātmajñatayā sthitaḥ |
tāvaccaturbhujākāradevapūjāparo bhava || 38 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tatkramātsaṃprabuddhastvaṃ tato jñāsyasi tatparam |
mama rūpamanādyantaṃ yena bhūyo na jāyate || 39 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yadi vā vedyavijñāto bhāvastadarimardana |
tanmamātmānamātmānamātmanaścāśu saṃśraya || 40 ||
[Analyze grammar]

idaṃ cāhamidaṃ cāhamiti yatpravadāmyaham |
tadetadātmatattvaṃ tu tubhyaṃ hyupadiśāmyaham || 41 ||
[Analyze grammar]

manye sādhuvibuddhosi pade viśrāntavānasi |
saṃkalpairavamukto'si satyaikātmamayo bhava || 42 ||
[Analyze grammar]

sarvabhūtasthamātmānaṃ sarvabhūtāni cātmani |
paśya tvaṃ yogayuktātmā sarvatra samadarśanaḥ || 43 ||
[Analyze grammar]

sarvabhūtasthamātmānaṃ bhajatyekatvamātmanaḥ |
sarvathā vartamāno'pi na sa bhūyo'bhijāyate || 44 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ekatvaṃ sarvaśabdārtha ekaśabdārtha ātmanaḥ |
ātmāpi ca na sannāsadgato yasyāśu tasya tat || 4 ||
[Analyze grammar]

trailokyacetasāmantarāloko yaḥ prakāśakaḥ |
anubhūtimupārūḍhaḥ so'hamātmeti niścayaḥ || 46 ||
[Analyze grammar]

trailokyapayasāmantaryo rasānubhavaḥ sthitaḥ |
gavyānāmabdhijānāṃ ca so'yamātmeti bhārata || 47 ||
[Analyze grammar]

antaḥ sarvaśarīrāṇāṃ yaḥ sūkṣmonubhavaḥ sthitaḥ |
mukto'nubhavanīyena so'yamātmāsti sarvagaḥ || 48 ||
[Analyze grammar]

samagrapayasāmantaryathā ghṛtamiva sthitam |
tathā sarvapadārthānāṃ dehānāṃ saṃsthitaḥ paraḥ || 49 ||
[Analyze grammar]

sarvāmbhonidhiratnānāṃ sabāhyābhyantare yathā |
tejastathāsmi dehānāmasaṃsthita iva sthitaḥ || 50 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yathā kumbhasahasrāṇāṃ sabāhyābhyantare nabhaḥ |
jagattrayaśarīrāṇāṃ tathātmāhamavasthitaḥ || 51 ||
[Analyze grammar]

muktāphalaśataughānāṃ tantuḥ protavapuryathā |
tathāyaṃ dehalakṣāṇāṃ sthita ātmāstyalakṣitaḥ || 52 ||
[Analyze grammar]

brahmādau tṛṇaparyante padārthanikurambake |
sattāsāmānyametadyattamātmānamajaṃ viduḥ || 53 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tadīṣatsphuritākāraṃ brahma brahmaiva tiṣṭhati |
ahantādi jagattādi krameṇa bhramakāriṇā || 54 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ātmaivedaṃ jagadrūpaṃ hanyate hanti vātra kim |
śubhāśubhairjagadduḥkhaiḥ kimasyārjuna lipyate || 55 ||
[Analyze grammar]

pratibimbeṣvivādarśasamaṃ sākṣivadāsthitam |
naśyatsu na vinaśyantaṃ yaḥ paśyati sa paśyati || 56 ||
[Analyze grammar]

idaṃ cāhamidaṃ neti itīdaṃ kathyate mayā |
evamātmāsmi sarvātmā māmevaṃ viddhi pāṇḍava || 57 ||
[Analyze grammar]

imāḥ sarvāḥ pravartante sargapralayavikriyāḥ |
ātmanyahaṃtācittasthāḥ payaḥspandā ivāmbudhau || 58 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yathopalatvaṃ śailānāṃ dārutvaṃ ca mahīruhām |
taraṅgāṇāṃ jalatvaṃ ca padārthānāṃ tathātmatā || 59 ||
[Analyze grammar]

sarvabhūtasthamātmānaṃ sarvabhūtāni cātmani |
yaḥ paśyati tathātmānamakartāraṃ sa paśyati || 60 ||
[Analyze grammar]

nānākāravikāreṣu taraṅgeṣu yathā payaḥ |
kaṭakādiṣu vā hema bhūteṣvātmā tathā'rjuna || 61 ||
[Analyze grammar]

nānātaraṅgavṛndāni yathā lolāni vāriṇi |
kaṭakādīni vā hemni bhūtānyevaṃ parātmani || 62 ||
[Analyze grammar]

padārthajātaṃ bhūtāni bṛhadbrahma ca bhārata |
ekamevākhilaṃ viddhi pṛthaktvaṃ na manāgapi || 63 ||
[Analyze grammar]

kiṃ tadbhāvavikārāṇāṃ gamyamasti jagattraye |
kva te vāpi jagatkiṃ vā kiṃ mudhā parimuhyasi || 64 ||
[Analyze grammar]

iti śrutvā'bhayaṃ tvantarbhāvayitvā suniścitam |
jīvanmuktāścarantīha santaḥ samarasāśayāḥ || 65 ||
[Analyze grammar]

nirmānamohā jitasaṅgadoṣā adhyātmanityā vinivṛttakāmāḥ |
dvandvairvimuktāḥ sukhaduḥkhasajñairgacchantyamūḍhāḥ padamavyayaṃ tat || 66 ||
[Analyze grammar]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Chapter LIII

Cover of edition (1891)

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

Buy now!
Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

Buy now!
Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: