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 1.1.51

भगवन्प्रष्टुमिच्छामि तदविघ्नेन मे वद ।
संसारबन्धदुःखार्तेः कथं मुञ्चामि तद्वद ॥ ५१ ॥

bhagavanpraṣṭumicchāmi tadavighnena me vada |
saṃsārabandhaduḥkhārteḥ kathaṃ muñcāmi tadvada || 51 ||

“Great sire, I wish to learn from thee how I may escape the miseries which arise from one's connection with this world, and which (I hope) thou wilt reveal to me without reserve.”

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.1.51). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhagavat, Bhagavan, Tada, Vighna, Asmad, Vada, Samsara, Bandha, Duhkharta, Katham, Katha, Tadvat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.51). 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: “bhagavanpraṣṭumicchāmi tadavighnena me vada
  • bhagavan -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhagavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • praṣṭum -
  • praś -> praṣṭum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √praś]
  • icchāmi -
  • iṣ (verb class 6)
    [present active first single]
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vighnena -
  • vighna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • vada -
  • vada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “saṃsārabandhaduḥkhārteḥ kathaṃ muñcāmi tadvada
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bandha -
  • bandha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bandh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • duḥkhārte -
  • duḥkhārta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    duḥkhārta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    duḥkhārtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
  • iḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • muñcāmi -
  • muc (verb class 6)
    [present active first single]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • tadvad -
  • tadvat (noun, masculine)
    tadvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.1.51

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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Preview of verse 1.1.51 in Gujarati sript:
ભગવન્પ્રષ્ટુમિચ્છામિ તદવિઘ્નેન મે વદ ।
સંસારબન્ધદુઃખાર્તેઃ કથં મુઞ્ચામિ તદ્વદ ॥ ૫૧ ॥

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 1.1.51 in Telugu sript:
భగవన్ప్రష్టుమిచ్ఛామి తదవిఘ్నేన మే వద ।
సంసారబన్ధదుఃఖార్తేః కథం ముఞ్చామి తద్వద ॥ ౫౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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