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 1.8.1

अष्टमः सर्गः वाल्मीकिरुवाच ।
तच्छ्रुत्वा राजशार्दूलो विश्वामित्रस्य भाषितम् ।
मुहूर्तमासीन्निश्चेष्टः सदैन्यं चेदमब्रवीत् ॥ १ ॥

aṣṭamaḥ sargaḥ vālmīkiruvāca |
tacchrutvā rājaśārdūlo viśvāmitrasya bhāṣitam |
muhūrtamāsīnniśceṣṭaḥ sadainyaṃ cedamabravīt || 1 ||

Valmiki added:—On hearing these words of Viswamitra, the tiger among kings remained speechless for a moment, and then besought him in the lowliness of his spirit.

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

Sarga (+2), Valmiki (+2), Vishvamitra (+2), Muhurta (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.1). 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: “aṣṭamaḥ sargaḥ vālmīkiruvāca”
  • aṣṭamaḥ -
  • aṣṭama (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aṣṭamaḥ (nominative single)
  • sargaḥ -
  • sarga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sargaḥ (nominative single)
  • 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: “tacchrutvā rājaśārdūlo viśvāmitrasya bhāṣitam”
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √śru
  • rājaśārdūlo* -
  • rājaśārdūla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rājaśārdūlaḥ (nominative single)
  • viśvāmitrasya -
  • viśvāmitra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    viśvāmitrasya (genitive single)
  • bhāṣitam -
  • bhāṣita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhāṣitam (adverb)
    bhāṣitam (accusative single)
    bhāṣita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    bhāṣitam (adverb)
    bhāṣitam (nominative single)
    bhāṣitam (accusative single)
    bhāṣitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhāṣitam (adverb)
  • Line 3: “muhūrtamāsīnniśceṣṭaḥ sadainyaṃ cedamabravīt”
  • muhūrtam -
  • muhūrta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    muhūrtam (adverb)
    muhūrtam (accusative single)
    muhūrtā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    muhūrtam (adverb)
  • āsīn -
  • ās (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    āsīt (aorist active third single)
    āsīt (injunctive active third single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    āsīt (imperfect active third single)
  • niśceṣṭaḥ -
  • niśceṣṭa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    niśceṣṭaḥ (nominative single)
  • sadai -
  • sadā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    sada (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sada (vocative single)
    sada (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    sada (vocative single)
    sad (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sadā (instrumental single)
    sad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sadā (instrumental single)
    sadā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sadā (nominative single)
    sad (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    sada (imperative active second single)
  • ainyam -
  • ainya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ainyam (adverb)
    ainyam (accusative single)
  • ced -
  • ced (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ced (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    am (adverb)
    am (accusative single)
    ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    am (adverb)
    e (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    am (accusative single)
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    abravīt (imperfect active third single)
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