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 CXXVI

śrīrāma uvāca |
anantaraṃ muniśreṣṭha kurvantaḥ kiṃ vipaścitaḥ |
āsaṃsteṣu diganteṣu sadvīpābdhivanādriṣu || 1 ||
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śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
śrṛṇu kiṃvṛttameteṣāṃ tāta tatra vipaścitām |
tālītamālamālāḍhyadvīpādrivanacāriṇām || 2 ||
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krauñcadvīpagirereko vipaścitpaścime taṭe |
kaṭenādritaṭe piṣṭaḥ kariṇā kamalaṃ yathā || 3 ||
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dvitīyo nabhasā nīto rakṣasā vikṣatāṅgakaḥ |
nikṣipto vāḍave vahnau tatra bhasmatvamāgataḥ || 4 ||
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tṛtīyastraidaśaṃ deśaṃ nīto vidyādhareṇa vai |
gato'praṇāmakupitaśakraśāpena bhasmatām || 5 ||
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caturthaścaturaṃ gacchankuśadvīpagirestaṭe |
durvāreṇa nadīkacche makareṇāṣṭadhā kṛtaḥ || 6 ||
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iti te pañcatāṃ prāptā diṅmukheṣvākulāśayāḥ |
kṣaye caturṣu catvāro bhūpālā lokapālavat || 7 ||
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atha teṣāṃ dadarśāsau vyomnyeva vyomarūpiṇām |
saṃvitprāktanasaṃskārādvyomātmāvanimaṇḍalam || 8 ||
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saptadvīpābdhivalayaṃ purapattanabhūṣaṇam |
suraśailaśiraḥpīṭhaṃ brahmalokaśiromaṇim || 9 ||
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candrārkabimbanayanaṃ tārāmuktākalāpakam |
vilolameghavasanaṃ nānāvanatanūruham || 10 ||
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dehānvipaścitāṃ saṃviddadarśa caturo'pi sā |
prāgvatkalpaparāvṛttau dyaurdigantānivātatān || 11 ||
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ātivāhikasaṃvitteste'vyomni vyomatātmakāḥ |
ādhibhautikadehatvabhāvāndadṛśuragrataḥ || 12 ||
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asyātmakatve'vidyeyaṃ kiyatī syāditīkṣitum |
catvāro'pi pravṛttāste saṃskāravaśataḥ puraḥ || 13 ||
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dṛśyadarśanayorurvīmaṇḍalānubhavākṛteḥ |
niṣṭhāṃ draṣṭumavidyāyā bhremurdvīpāntarāṇi te || 14 ||
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dvīpasaptakamullaṅghya samahārṇavasaptakam |
vipaścitpaścimaḥ prāpa ghanabhūmau janārdanam || 15 ||
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tasmādanupamaṃ jñānaṃ samāsādya digantare |
tasminneva samādhāne so'tiṣṭhadvarṣapañcakam || 16 ||
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tato dehaṃ parityajya citte sattāmupāgate |
sa tatprāṇa ivākāśaṃ paraṃ nirvāṇamāyayau || 17 ||
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pūrvaḥ parvaṇi śītāṃśubimbapārśve sthitaṃ vapuḥ |
cintayaṃściramunnaṣṭadehaścandrapure sthitaḥ || 18 ||
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dakṣiṇaḥ śālmalidvīpe rājyamutsannaśātravaḥ |
karotyadyāpi na sato vismṛtānyaviniścayaḥ || 19 ||
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uttarastaralāsphālakallole saptamāmbudhau |
sahasramekaṃ varṣāṇāmuvāsa makarodare || 20 ||
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makarodaramāṃsāśī mṛte makaranāyake |
makarodarato'bdheśca nirgato makaro yathā || 21 ||
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tato'śītisahasrāṇi yojanānāṃ ghanāvanim |
himakalpajalāmbhodherullaṅghya sughanodarīm || 22 ||
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prāpto daśasahasrāṇi yojanānāṃ mahāmahīm |
sauvarṇīṃ surasaṃcārasaraṇiṃ mṛtavānasau || 23 ||
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tasyāṃ bhūmau ca madhye ca vipaścinnākitāmagāt |
uttamāmagnimadhyasthaṃ kṣaṇātkāṣṭhamivāgnitām || 24 ||
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pradhānadevo bhūtvāsau lokālokagiriṃ gataḥ |
asya bhūmaṇḍalatarorālavālamiva sthitam || 25 ||
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sa pañcāśatsahasrāṇi yojanānāṃ samunnataḥ |
ālokalokācārāḍhyo bhāga eko'sya netaraḥ || 26 ||
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lokālokaśiraḥprāptaṃ tārakāmārgasaṃsthitam |
adhaḥsthitā apaśyaṃstamuccanakṣatraśaṅkayā || 27 ||
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tasmātpradeśāttatpāre tamastasya mahāgireḥ |
caturdikkaṃ mahākhātaṃ nabhaḥ śūnyamanantakam || 28 ||
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tato bhūgolako'yaṃ hi samāpto vartulākṛtiḥ |
nabhaḥśūnyaṃ mahākhātaṃ tatastimirapūritam || 29 ||
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tatrālikajjalatamālanabhontarālanīlaṃ tamo na ca mahī na ca jaṃgamādi |
nālambanaṃ na ca manāgapi vastujātaṃ kiṃcitkadācidapi saṃbhavatīti viddhi || 30 ||
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Other editions:

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

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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