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 1.1.37

मध्यमेन तथा मध्यः स्वर्गो भवति नान्यथा ।
कनिष्ठेन तु पुण्येन स्वर्गो भवति तादृशः ॥ ३७ ॥

madhyamena tathā madhyaḥ svargo bhavati nānyathā |
kaniṣṭhena tu puṇyena svargo bhavati tādṛśaḥ || 37 ||

By moderate virtue, one is certainly entitled to a middle station, and virtue of an inferior order, leads a person to a lower position.

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

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.37). 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: “madhyamena tathā madhyaḥ svargo bhavati nānyathā”
  • madhyamena -
  • madhyama (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    madhyamena (instrumental single)
    madhyama (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    madhyamena (instrumental single)
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • madhyaḥ -
  • madhya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    madhyaḥ (nominative single)
  • svargo* -
  • svarga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    svargaḥ (nominative single)
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    bhavati (adverb)
    bhavati (vocative single)
    bhavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavati (present active third single)
  • nānya -
  • na (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    nāni (nominative plural)
    nāni (vocative plural)
    nāni (accusative plural)
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “kaniṣṭhena tu puṇyena svargo bhavati tādṛśaḥ”
  • kaniṣṭhena -
  • kaniṣṭha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kaniṣṭhena (instrumental single)
    kaniṣṭha (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kaniṣṭhena (instrumental single)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • puṇyena -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    puṇyena (instrumental single)
    puṇya (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    puṇyena (instrumental single)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    puṇyena (instrumental single), from √puṇ (class 10 verb)
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    puṇyena (instrumental single), from √puṇ (class 10 verb)
  • svargo* -
  • svarga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    svargaḥ (nominative single)
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    bhavati (adverb)
    bhavati (vocative single)
    bhavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavati (present active third single)
  • tādṛśaḥ -
  • tādṛś (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    tādṛśaḥ (nominative plural)
    tādṛśaḥ (vocative plural)
    tādṛśaḥ (accusative plural)
    tādṛśaḥ (ablative single)
    tādṛśaḥ (genitive single)
    tādṛś (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    tādṛśaḥ (ablative single)
    tādṛśaḥ (genitive single)
    tādṛśa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tādṛśaḥ (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.1.37). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Madhyama (मध्यम): defined in 2 categories.
Madhya (मध्य): defined in 2 categories.
Svarga (स्वर्ग): defined in 2 categories.
Bhavati (bhavatī, भवती): defined in 2 categories.
Bhavat (भवत्): defined in 1 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Kanishtha (kanistha, kaniṣṭha, कनिष्ठ): defined in 2 categories.

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