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 LXXXIX

cūḍālovāca |
athemamaparaṃ ramyaṃ vṛttāntaṃ śṛṇu bhūmipa |
paraṃ prabodhanaṃ buddheḥ sādho sadṛśamātmanaḥ || 1 ||
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asti vindhyavane hastī mahāyūthapayūthapaḥ |
āgastyā śuddhayā buddhyā vindhyenevoditaḥ svataḥ || 2 ||
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vajrārcirviṣamau dīrghau tasyāstāṃ daśanau sitau |
kalpānalaśikhātulyau sumerūnmūlanakṣamau || 3 ||
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sa baddho lohajālena hastipena kilābhitaḥ |
munīndreṇeva vindhyādrirupendreṇeva vā baliḥ || 4 ||
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nibaddho yantraṇāmāpa śastrakumbhardito gajaḥ |
tāṃ jagāma vyathāṃ dhīro navāgnau purameti yām || 5 ||
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ripau hastipake dūrādapaśyati sa vāraṇaḥ |
ayaḥsamudgake yasminnināya divasatrayam || 6 ||
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khedānnigaḍanirbhede yatnavānsa mataṃgajaḥ |
cakāra kikiṇīkvāṇaṃ mukhoddhātairathānyadā || 7 ||
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dantābhyāṃ yatnatastābhyāṃ muhūrtadvitayena saḥ |
babhañja śṛṅkhalājālaṃ svargārgalamivāsuraḥ || 8 ||
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taṃ tasya nigaḍacchedamapaśyaddūrato ripuḥ |
baleḥ svargāvadalanaṃ harirmerutalādiva || 9 ||
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tasya vicchinnapāśasya mūrdhni tālataro ripuḥ |
papāta kramataḥ svargaṃ harirmerorbaleriva || 10 ||
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sa patanpādapadmābhyāmaprāpya kariṇaḥ śiraḥ |
papātorvyāṃ phalaṃ pakvaṃ vātāhatamivākulaḥ || 11 ||
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taṃ puraḥ patitaṃ dṛṣṭvā mahebhaḥ karuṇāṃ yayau |
sphuratsphāraguṇāḥ santaḥ santi tiryaggatāvapi || 12 ||
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patitaṃ dalayāmīti kiṃ nāma mama pauruṣam |
vāraṇo'pīti kalayanna jaghāna sa taṃ ripum || 13 ||
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kevalaṃ nigaḍavyūhaṃ vidāryābhijagāma ha |
vitataṃ setumutsārya vipulaugha ivāmbhasaḥ || 14 ||
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dayāmāśritya mātaṅgo bhaṅktvā jālaṃ jagāma ha |
vidārya meghasaṃghātaṃ nabhasīva divākaraḥ || 15 ||
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gate gaje samuttasthau hastipaḥ svasthadehadhīḥ |
gajenaiva samaṃ tasya vyathā dūrataraṃ gatā || 16 ||
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proccalattālaśikharātsa tathā patito'pi san |
na bhedamāpa durbhedā manye dehā durātmanām || 17 ||
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vardhate prāvṛṣīvābhraṃ kukāryeṣvasatāṃ balam |
āsīdadhikamutsāhī sa ca caṃkramaṇe tadā || 18 ||
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vāraṇārirasiddhāṅgo gatebho duḥkhamāyayau |
āgatyopagate'ntardhiṃ nidhāna iva vardhanaḥ || 19 ||
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so'nviyeṣa gajaṃ yatnādgulmakāntaritaṃ vane |
payodapiṇḍitaṃ bhoktuṃ rāhurindumivāmbare || 20 ||
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cireṇālabhatebhendraṃ kasmiṃścitkānane sthitam |
viśrāntaṃ taṃ tarutale samarādiva nirgatam || 21 ||
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atha yatra sthito nāgastatra tadbandhanakṣamam |
parayā rājasāmagryā gajalampaṭabhūmayā || 22 ||
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sa khātavalayaṃ cakre hastipaḥ kānane'bhitaḥ |
sarvadikkaṃ vidhirbhūmau samudravalayaṃ yathā || 23 ||
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uparyasthagayadvālalataughena sa taṃ śaṭhaḥ |
śūnyatātantujālena śaratkāla ivāmbaram || 24 ||
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dinaiḥ katipayaireva vāraṇo viharanvane |
tasminnipatitaḥ khāte śuṣkābdhāviva parvataḥ || 25 ||
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vrajanparyākṛtau kūpe pātālatalabhīṣaṇe |
khātaśuṣkābdhyadhobhāge gajaratnasamudgake || 26 ||
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iti bhūyo dṛḍhaṃ baddhastena hastipakena saḥ |
tiṣṭhatyadyāpi duḥkhena bhūsadmani yathā baliḥ || 27 ||
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ahaniṣyatpuraivāsau yadyagre patitaṃ ripum |
tannālapsyattato duḥkha gajaḥ khātanibandhanam || 28 ||
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maurkhyādāgāmina kālaṃ vartamānakriyākramaiḥ |
aśodhayannaro duḥkhaṃ yāti vindhyagajo yathā || 29 ||
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mukto'smi śastranigaḍāditi tuṣṭo hi vāraṇaḥ |
dūrastho'pi punarbaddho maurkhyaṃ kva ca na bādhate || 30 ||
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maurkhyaṃ hi bandhanamavehi paraṃ mahātmanbaddho na baddha iti cetasi tadvimuktyai |
ātmodayaṃ trijagadātmamayaṃ samastaṃ maurkhye sthitasya sahasā nanu sarvabhūmiḥ || 31 ||
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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 LXXXIX

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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