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 1.1.15

न धनेन भवेन्मोक्षः कर्मणा प्रजया न वा ।
त्यागमात्रेण किंत्वेके यतयोऽश्नन्ति चामृतम् ॥ १५ ॥

na dhanena bhavenmokṣaḥ karmaṇā prajayā na vā |
tyāgamātreṇa kiṃtveke yatayo'śnanti cāmṛtam || 15 ||

But it is neither by acts or riches, nor by means of progeny, that one obtains his liberation, it is solely by self-denial that Stoics taste the ambrosia.

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 (1.1.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dhana, Moksha, Karman, Prajaya, Tyaga, Atra, Kintva, Kah, Kim, Yati, Ashnat, Ritam, Rita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.15). 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: “na dhanena bhavenmokṣaḥ karmaṇā prajayā na
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhanena -
  • dhana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    dhana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhaven -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • mokṣaḥ -
  • mokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • karmaṇā -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prajayā* -
  • prajaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “tyāgamātreṇa kiṃtveke yatayo'śnanti cāmṛtam
  • tyāgam -
  • tyāga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ātreṇa -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kintve -
  • kintva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kintva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kintvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yatayo' -
  • yati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • aśnanti -
  • aśnat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ṛtam -
  • ṛtam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.15

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.1.15 in Gujarati sript:
ન ધનેન ભવેન્મોક્ષઃ કર્મણા પ્રજયા ન વા ।
ત્યાગમાત્રેણ કિંત્વેકે યતયોઽશ્નન્તિ ચામૃતમ્ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 1.1.15 in Telugu sript:
న ధనేన భవేన్మోక్షః కర్మణా ప్రజయా న వా ।
త్యాగమాత్రేణ కింత్వేకే యతయోఽశ్నన్తి చామృతమ్ ॥ ౧౫ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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