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 1.8.22

चतुर्णामात्मजानां हि प्रीतिरत्रैव मे परा ।
ज्येष्ठं धर्ममयं तस्मान्न रामं नेतुमर्हसि ॥ २२ ॥

caturṇāmātmajānāṃ hi prītiratraiva me parā |
jyeṣṭhaṃ dharmamayaṃ tasmānna rāmaṃ netumarhasi || 22 ||

Of my four sons he is the one in whom rests my greatest love. Therefore do not take away Rama—my eldest and most virtuous son from me.

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 1.8.22). 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: “caturṇāmātmajānāṃ hi prītiratraiva me parā”
  • catur -
  • catur (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
  • ṇā -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ṇa (vocative single)
  • amāt -
  • ama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    amāt (adverb)
    amāt (ablative single)
    ama (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    amāt (adverb)
    amāt (ablative single)
    amāt (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    amāt (nominative single)
    amāt (vocative single)
    amāt (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    amāt (nominative single)
    amāt (vocative single)
    amāt (accusative single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    amāt (imperfect active third single)
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ma (vocative single)
    ma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ma (vocative single)
  • jānām -
  • ja (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jānām (genitive plural)
    ja (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    jānām (genitive plural)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    jānām (genitive plural)
    jānām (genitive plural)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • prītir -
  • prīti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    prītiḥ (nominative single)
  • atraiva -
  • atraiva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    me (locative single)
    ma (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    me (nominative dual)
    me (vocative dual)
    me (accusative dual)
    me (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (8 der.)
    me (nominative dual)
    me (vocative single)
    me (vocative dual)
    me (accusative dual)
    me (nominative dual)
    me (vocative single)
    me (vocative dual)
    me (accusative dual)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    me (dative single)
    me (genitive single)
  • parā -
  • parā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    parā (nominative single)
    parā (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)
    parā (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “jyeṣṭhaṃ dharmamayaṃ tasmānna rāmaṃ netumarhasi”
  • jyeṣṭham -
  • jyeṣṭham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    jyeṣṭha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jyeṣṭham (adverb)
    jyeṣṭham (accusative single)
    jyeṣṭha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jyeṣṭham (adverb)
    jyeṣṭham (nominative single)
    jyeṣṭham (accusative single)
    jyeṣṭhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jyeṣṭham (adverb)
  • dharmamayam -
  • dharmamaya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dharmamayam (adverb)
    dharmamayam (accusative single)
    dharmamaya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    dharmamayam (adverb)
    dharmamayam (nominative single)
    dharmamayam (accusative single)
  • tasmān -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tasmāt (ablative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tasmāt (ablative single)
  • na -
  • 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)
  • rāmam -
  • rāma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    rāmam (adverb)
    rāmam (accusative single)
    rāma (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    rāmam (adverb)
    rāmam (nominative single)
    rāmam (accusative single)
    rāmā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    rāmam (adverb)
  • netum -
  • -> netum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    arhasi (present active second single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.8.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Na (ṇa, ण): defined in 2 categories.
Ama (अम): defined in 2 categories.
Ma (म, mā, मा): defined in 2 categories.
Ja (ज, jā, जा): defined in 1 categories.
Priti (prīti, प्रीति): defined in 2 categories.
Asmad (अस्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Para (parā, परा): defined in 2 categories.
Jyeshtha (jyestha, jyeṣṭha, ज्येष्ठ): defined in 2 categories.
Rama (rāma, राम): defined in 2 categories.

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