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.

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śrīrāma uvāca |
imaṃ me saṃśayaṃ chindhi bhagavanbhāskaraṃ tamaḥ |
bhuvanasyeva bhāvānāṃ samyagrūpānubhūtaye || 1 ||
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kadācidahamekāgro vidyāgehe vipaścitām |
saṃsadi sthitavānyāvattāpasaḥ kaścidāgataḥ || 2 ||
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vidvāndvijavaraḥ śrīmānvidehajanamaṇḍalāt |
mahātapāḥ kāntiyuto durvāsā iva duḥsahaḥ || 3 ||
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sa praviśyābhivādyāśu sabhāmābhāsvaradyutim |
upaviśyāsane tiṣṭhannasmābhirabhivāditaḥ || 4 ||
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vedāntasāṃkhyasiddhāntavādānsaṃhṛtya sattamam |
sukhopaviṣṭaṃ viśrāntaṃ tamahaṃ pṛṣṭavānidam || 5 ||
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dīrghādhvanā pariśrāntaḥ sayatna iva lakṣyase |
vadādya vadatāṃ śreṣṭha kuta āgamanaṃ kṛtam || 5 ||
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brāhmaṇa uvāca |
evametanmahābhāga sumahāyatnavānaham |
yadarthamāgato'smīha tasyākarṇaya nirṇayam || 7 ||
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vaideho nāma deśo'sti sarvasaubhāgyasaṃyutaḥ |
svargasyāmbarasaṃsthasya pratibimvamivāvanau || 8 ||
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tatrāhaṃ brāhmaṇo jātaḥ prāptavidyaśca saṃsthitaḥ |
kundāvadātadantatvātkundadanta iti śrutaḥ || 9 ||
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athāhaṃ jātavairāgyaḥ pravihartuṃ pravṛttavān |
devadvijamunīndrāṇāṃ saṃbhramācchramaśāntaye || 10 ||
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śrīparvatamakhaṇḍehaṃ kadācitprāptavānaham |
tatrāvasaṃ ciraṃ kālaṃ mṛdu dīrghaṃ tapaścaran || 11 ||
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tatrāstyaraṇyaṃ viditaṃ muktaṃ tṛṇavanādibhiḥ |
tyaktatejastamobhrādibhūmāviva nabhastalam || 12 ||
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tatrāsti madhye viṭapī laghuḥ pelavapallavaḥ |
sthita eṣo'mbare śūnye mandaraśmirivāṃśumān || 13 ||
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lambate tasya śākhāyāṃ puruṣaḥ pāvanākṛtiḥ |
bhānurbhānāviva raśmigṛhīto grathitākṛtiḥ || 14 ||
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mauñjadāmanibaddhordhvapādo nityamavākśirāḥ |
aṣṭhīlatvaṃ dadhadiva mahāṣṭhīlasya śālmaleḥ || 15 ||
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dṛṣṭaḥ prāptena taṃ deśaṃ sa kadācinmayā pumān |
vicārito nikaṭato vakṣaḥsthāñjalisaṃpuṭaḥ || 16 ||
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yāvajjīvatyasau vipro niḥśvasityahatākṛtiḥ |
śītavātātapasparśānsarvānvetti ca kālajān || 17 ||
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anantaramasāveko nopacarya mayā bahūn |
divasātapakhedena viśrambhe pātitaḥ śanaiḥ || 18 ||
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pṛṣṭaśca ko'si bhagavankimarthaṃ dāruṇaṃ tapaḥ |
karoṣīdaṃ viśālākṣa lakṣyālakṣyātmajīvitaḥ || 19 ||
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atha tenoktamarthaste ka ivānena tāpasa |
arthe nātivicitrā hi bhavantīcchāḥ śarīriṇām || 20 ||
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ityuktavānprayatnena so'nubandhena vai mayā |
yadā pṛṣṭastadā tena mamoktamidamuttaram || 21 ||
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mathurāyāmahaṃ jāto vṛddhiṃ yātaḥ pitugṛhe |
bālyayauvanayormadhye sthitaḥ padapadārthavit || 22 ||
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samagrasukhasaṃbhārakośo bhavati bhūmipaḥ |
ityahaṃ śrutavāṃstatra bhogārthī navayauvanaḥ || 23 ||
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atha saptamahādvīpavistīrṇāyā bhuvaḥ patiḥ |
syāmityahamudārātmā paribimbitavāṃściram || 24 ||
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ityarthena samāgatya deśamitthamahaṃ sthitaḥ |
atra dvādaśa varṣāṇi samatītāni mānada || 25 ||
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tadakāraṇamitra tvaṃ gaccheṣṭaṃ deśamāśugaḥ |
ahaṃ cābhimataprāpteritthameva dṛḍhasthitiḥ || 26 ||
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iti tenā'hamuktaḥ saṃstamitthaṃ proktavāñchṛṇu |
āścaryaśravaṇe cetaḥ khedameti na dhīmataḥ || 27 ||
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sādho yāvattvayā prāpto na nāmābhimato varaḥ |
tvadrakṣāparicaryārthamiha tāvadahaṃ sthitaḥ || 28 ||
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mayetyukte sa pāṣāṇamaunavānabhavacchamī |
nimīlitekṣaṇaḥ kṣīṇarūpastvakalano bahiḥ || 29 ||
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tathāhaṃ puratastasya kāṣṭhamaunavato'vasam |
ṣaṇmāsānvigatodvegaṃ vegānkālakṛtānsahan || 30 ||
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arkabimbādviniṣkamya tatpradeśāntare sthitam |
ekadā dṛṣṭavānasmi puruṣaṃ bhānubhāsvaram || 31 ||
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sa tena pūjyate yāvanmanasā karmaṇā mayā |
uvāca tāvadvacanamamṛtasyandasundaram || 32 ||
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śākhāpralambanapara he brahmandīrghatāpasa |
tapaḥ saṃhara saṃhāri gṛhāṇābhimataṃ varam || 33 ||
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saptābdhidvīpavalayā pālayiṣyasi medinīm |
saptavarṣasahasrāṇi dehenānena dharmataḥ || 34 ||
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evaṃ samīhitaṃ dattvā sa dvitīyo divākaraḥ |
gantumastamathārkābdhimaviśatprodito yataḥ || 35 ||
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tasminyāte mayā proktaṃ tasya śākhātapasvinaḥ |
śrutadṛṣṭānubhūtāgryavaradasya vivekinaḥ || 36 ||
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saṃprāptābhimataṃ brahmaṃstaruśākhāvalambanam |
tapastyaktvā yathāprāptaṃ vyavahāraṃ samācara || 37 ||
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evamaṅgīkṛtavataḥ pādau tasya mayā tataḥ |
muktau viṭapinastasmādālānātkālabhāviva || 38 ||
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snātaḥ pavitrahasto'sau cakre japtvāghamarṣaṇam |
phalena puṇyalabdhena viṭapādvratapāraṇam || 39 ||
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tatpuṇyavaśataḥ prāptaiḥ svādubhistaistaroḥ phalaiḥ |
samāśvastāvasaṃkṣubdhāvāvāṃ tatra dinatrayam || 40 ||
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saptadvīpasamudramudritadiśa bhoktuṃ samagrāṃ mahīṃ vipraḥ pādapalambitena vapuṣā taptvordhvapādastapaḥ |
saṃprāpyābhimataṃ varaṃ dinakṛto viśvasya cāhnāṃ trayaṃ sārdhaṃ matsuhṛdā svamevasadanaṃ gantuṃ pravṛtto'bhavat || 41 ||
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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 CLXXX

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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