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.

Verse 1.1.14

कारुण्य उवाच ।
यावज्जीवमग्निहोत्रं नित्यं संध्यामुपासयेत् ।
प्रवृत्तिरूपो धर्मोऽयं श्रुत्या स्मृत्या च चोदितः ॥ १४ ॥

kāruṇya uvāca |
yāvajjīvamagnihotraṃ nityaṃ saṃdhyāmupāsayet |
pravṛttirūpo dharmo'yaṃ śrutyā smṛtyā ca coditaḥ || 14 ||

Karunya replied:—The offering of daily oblations, and performance of morning and evening devotions during life, are inculcated in the Veda and law as the active duties.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.1.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Karunya, Vajji, Agnihotra, Nityam, Nitya, Sandhi, Sandhya, Upa, Pravrittirupa, Dharma, Aya, Idam, Shruti, Shrutya, Smriti, Coditri, Codita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.14). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “kāruṇya uvāca
  • kāruṇya* -
  • kāruṇya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “yāvajjīvamagnihotraṃ nityaṃ saṃdhyāmupāsayet
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vajjī -
  • vajji (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vajji (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • agnihotram -
  • agnihotra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    agnihotra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    agnihotrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sandhyām -
  • sandhi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    sandhyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • upā -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    upā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • āsayet -
  • ās (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    as (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 3: “pravṛttirūpo dharmo'yaṃ śrutyā smṛtyā ca coditaḥ
  • pravṛttirūpo* -
  • pravṛttirūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmo' -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrutyā -
  • śruti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrutyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śrutī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    śrutī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • smṛtyā -
  • smṛti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • coditaḥ -
  • coditṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    codita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    cud -> codita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √cud]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.14

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.1.14 in Gujarati sript:
કારુણ્ય ઉવાચ ।
યાવજ્જીવમગ્નિહોત્રં નિત્યં સંધ્યામુપાસયેત્ ।
પ્રવૃત્તિરૂપો ધર્મોઽયં શ્રુત્યા સ્મૃત્યા ચ ચોદિતઃ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

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

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 1.1.14 in Telugu sript:
కారుణ్య ఉవాచ ।
యావజ్జీవమగ్నిహోత్రం నిత్యం సంధ్యాముపాసయేత్ ।
ప్రవృత్తిరూపో ధర్మోఽయం శ్రుత్యా స్మృత్యా చ చోదితః ॥ ౧౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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