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 1.2.2

वाल्मीकिरुवाच ।
अहं बद्धो विमुक्तः स्यामिति यस्यास्ति निश्चयः ।
नात्यन्तमज्ञो नोत ज्ञः सोऽस्मिञ्छास्त्रेऽधिकारवान् ॥ २ ॥

vālmīkiruvāca |
ahaṃ baddho vimuktaḥ syāmiti yasyāsti niścayaḥ |
nātyantamajño nota jñaḥ so'smiñchāstre'dhikāravān || 2 ||

One convinced of his constraint (in this mortal world), and desiring his liberation from it, and, who is neither wholly ignorant of, nor quite conversant with divine knowledge, is entitled to (the perusal of) this work.

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 1.2.2). 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: “vālmīkiruvāca”
  • vālmīkir -
  • vālmīki (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vālmīkiḥ (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “ahaṃ baddho vimuktaḥ syāmiti yasyāsti niścayaḥ”
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aham (adverb)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (nominative single)
  • baddho* -
  • baddha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    baddhaḥ (nominative single)
  • vimuktaḥ -
  • vimukta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vimuktaḥ (nominative single)
  • syām -
  • si (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    syām (locative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    syām (optative active first single)
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    iti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • yasyā -
  • yasya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    yasya (vocative single)
    yasya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    yasya (vocative single)
    yas -> yasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √yas
    yasyā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yasyā (nominative single)
    yasyā (nominative single)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yasya (genitive single)
    yas (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    yasya (imperative active second single)
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asti (present active third single)
  • niścayaḥ -
  • niścaya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    niścayaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 3: “nātyantamajño nota jñaḥ so'smiñchāstre'dhikāravān”
  • nāt -
  • na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    nāt (adverb)
    nāt (ablative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    nāt (adverb)
    nāt (ablative single)
  • yantam -
  • yat (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    yantam (adverb)
    yantam (accusative single)
    i -> yat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    yantam (accusative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
  • ajño* -
  • ajña (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ajñaḥ (nominative single)
  • no -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    nṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    nu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    no (vocative single)
  • uta -
  • uta (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    uta (vocative single)
    uta (vocative single)
    uta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    uta (vocative single)
    uta (vocative single)
    -> uta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    uta (vocative single), from √ (class 1 verb)
    -> uta (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    uta (vocative single), from √ (class 1 verb)
    u (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    uta (imperative active second plural)
  • jñaḥ -
  • jña (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jñaḥ (nominative single)
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    so (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saḥ (nominative single)
  • asmiñch -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asmin (locative single)
    idam (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    asmin (locative single)
  • śāstre' -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śāstre (dative single)
    śāstra (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    śāstre (nominative dual)
    śāstre (vocative dual)
    śāstre (accusative dual)
    śāstre (locative single)
  • adhikāravān -
  • adhikāravat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    adhikāravān (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 (1.2.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Valmiki (vālmīki, वाल्मीकि): defined in 2 categories.
Aha (अह): defined in 2 categories.
Asmad (अस्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Baddha (बद्ध): defined in 2 categories.
Ya (य): defined in 2 categories.
Yah (yaḥ, यः): defined in 1 categories.
Yat (यत्): defined in 1 categories.
Nishcaya (niscaya, niścaya, निश्चय): defined in 1 categories.
Na (न, nā, ना): defined in 2 categories.
Ajna (ajña, अज्ञ): defined in 2 categories.
Shastri (sastr, śāstṛ, शास्तृ): defined in 1 categories.
Shastra (sastra, śāstra, शास्त्र): defined in 2 categories.

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