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 LXXIV

śrīrāma uvāca |
yathā cittacamatkṛtyā rājño gaṅgāvatāraṇam |
bhagīrathasya saṃpannaṃ tanme kathaya bho prabho || 1 ||
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śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
āsīdbhagīratho nāma rājā paramadhārmikaḥ |
bhuvaḥ samudrayuktāyā maṇḍalītilakopamaḥ || 2 ||
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saṃkalpānantaraṃ prāptā yathābhimatamarthinaḥ |
candraprasannavadanādasmāccintāmaṇeriva || 3 ||
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sādhūnāṃ yo vyavasthārthaṃ dhanānyavirataṃ dadau |
tṛṇamātramupādatte kvaciccintāmaṇiryathā || 4 ||
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vajrasāramiva protamujvalannemi yo'bhinat |
adho maṇirayoyantraṃ sarvadurjanaceṣṭitam || 5 ||
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adhūmavahnidehaśrīḥ śrānto'pi dainyamapyalam |
tamo'harannṛṇāṃ naiśaṃ dyumaṇirveśmanāmiva || 6 ||
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kirannagnikaṇāsāramabhitaḥ svapratāpajam |
madhyāhnasūryakāntāgniriva jvalati yo'riṣu || 7 ||
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mṛduśītalasaṃsparśo yaḥ samāhlādayanmanaḥ |
sujñānāṃ dravati snigdhasyendorindumaṇiryathā || 8 ||
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jagadyajñopavītasya svargapātālavāhinaḥ |
gaṅgāvāhasya yenāsyāṃ tṛtīyaḥ pūrito guṇaḥ || 9 ||
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agastyaśoṣito'mbhodhirgaṅgāpūreṇa pūritaḥ |
yena duṣpūrabhūto'pi mahāsārtho'rthināmiva || 10 ||
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gaṅgāsopānapaddhatyā yena pātālavāsinaḥ |
yojitā brahmaṇo loke bāndhavā lokabandhunā || 11 ||
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brahmāṇaṃ śaṃkaraṃ jahnuṃ tapasārādhayaṃśca yaḥ |
bhūyobhūyo yayau khedamaśūnyādhyavasāyinaḥ || 12 ||
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yauvane vartamānasya tasya bhūmipaterapi |
pravicārayato lokayātrāṃ paryākulāmimām || 13 ||
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suvirāgacamatkāravicārakaṇikodabhūt |
vayasyapi ca tāruṇye daivādvallī marāviva || 14 ||
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ekānte cintayāmāsa mahīpatirasāviti |
jagadyātrāmimāṃ nityamasamañjasamākulam || 15 ||
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punardinaṃ punaḥ śyāmā dānādānaśataṃ punaḥ |
tadeva bhuktavirasaṃ lakṣyate karma kurvatām || 16 ||
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yena prāptena loke'sminna prāpyamavaśiṣyate |
tatkṛtaṃ sukṛtaṃ manye śeṣaṃ karma viṣūcikā || 17 ||
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punaḥpunaḥ paryuṣitaṃ karma kurvanna lajjate |
mūḍhbuddhirabuddhistu kaḥ kuryātkila bālavat || 18 ||
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athaikadodvignamanāḥ kadācittritalaṃ gurum |
ekāntaṃ saṃsṛterbhītaḥ samapṛcchadbhagīrathaḥ || 19 ||
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bhagīratha uvāca |
antaḥśūnyāsu suciraṃ bhramatsaṃsāravṛttiṣu |
araṇyānīṣu caitāsu bhṛśaṃ khinnā vayaṃ vibho || 20 ||
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jarāmaraṇamohādirūpāṇāṃ bhavakāriṇām |
bhagavansarvaduḥkhānāṃ kathamantaḥ prajāyate || 21 ||
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tritala uvāca |
cirasāmyātmanotthena nirvibhāgavilāsinā |
rājan jñeyāvabodhena pūrṇena bharitātmanā || 22 ||
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kṣīyante sarvaduḥkhāni truṭyanti granthayo'bhitaḥ |
saṃśayāḥ samatāṃ yānti sarvakarmāṇi cānagha || 23 ||
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jñeyaṃ vidurathātmānaṃ saṃśuddhaṃ jñaptirūpiṇam |
sa ca sarvagato nityaṃ nāstameti na codayam || 24 ||
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bhagīratha uvāca |
cinmātraṃ nirguṇaṃ śāntamasti nirmalamacyutam |
dehādi netaratkiṃciditi vedmi munīśvara || 25 ||
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kiṃ tatra pratipattirme sphuṭatāmeti netarā |
etāvanmātrasaṃvittiḥ syāmahaṃ bhagavankatham || 26 ||
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tritala uvāca |
jñānena jñeyaniṣṭhatvameti ceto hṛdambare |
tataḥ sarvavapurbhūtvā bhūyo jīvo na jāyate || 27 ||
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asaktiranabhiṣvaṅgaḥ putradāragṛhādiṣu |
nityaṃ ca samacittatvamiṣṭāniṣṭopapattiṣu || 28 ||
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ātmano'nanyayogena tadbhāvanamanāratam |
viviktadeśasevitvamaratirjanasaṃsadi || 29 ||
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adhyātmajñānanityatvaṃ tattvajñānārthadarśanam |
etajjñānamiti proktamajñānaṃ tadato'nyathā || 30 ||
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rāgadveṣakṣayākāraṃ saṃsāravyādhibheṣajam |
ahaṃbhāvopaśāntau tu rājan jñānamavāpyate || 35 ||
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bhagīratha uvāca |
śarīre'smiṃścirārūḍho girau taruriva svake |
ahaṃbhāvo mahābhāga vada me tyajyate katham || 32 ||
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tritala uvāca |
pauruṣeṇa prayatnena tyaktvā bhogaughabhāvanām |
gatvā vikasitāṃ sattāmahaṃkāro vilīyate || 33 ||
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yantraṇāpañjaraṃ yāvadbhagnaṃ lajjādinākhilam |
akiṃcanatvaśeṣeṇa sphuṭā tāvadahaṃkṛtiḥ || 34 ||
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sarvametaddhiyā tyaktvā yadi tiṣṭhasi niścalaḥ |
tadahaṃkāravilaye tvameva paramaṃ padam || 35 ||
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śāntāśeṣaviśeṣaṇo vigatabhīḥ saṃtyaktasarvaiṣaṇo gatvānūnamakiṃcanatvamariṣu tyaktvā samagrāṃ śriyam |
śāntāhaṃkṛtirastadehakalanasteṣveva bhikṣāmaṭa nmāmapyujjhitavānalaṃ yadibhavasyuccaistvamuccairasi || 36 ||
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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 LXXIV

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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