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 1.8.27

श्रूयते हि महावीर्यो रावणो नाम राक्षसः ।
साक्षाद्वैश्रवणभ्राता पुत्रो विश्रवसो मुनेः ॥ २७ ॥

śrūyate hi mahāvīryo rāvaṇo nāma rākṣasaḥ |
sākṣādvaiśravaṇabhrātā putro viśravaso muneḥ || 27 ||

The Rakshasa named Ravana is heard as being very powerful, he is brother of Kuvera himself, and is the son of the sage Visravas.

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

Mahavirya, Ravana, Naman, Rakshasa, Sakshat, Saksha, Vaishravana, Bhratri, Putra, Vishravas, Vishravasa, Muni,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.27). 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: “śrūyate hi mahāvīryo rāvaṇo nāma rākṣasaḥ
  • śrūyate -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mahāvīryo* -
  • mahāvīrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rāvaṇo* -
  • rāvaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • rākṣasaḥ -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sākṣādvaiśravaṇabhrātā putro viśravaso muneḥ
  • sākṣād -
  • sākṣāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • vaiśravaṇa -
  • vaiśravaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vaiśravaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhrātā -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • putro* -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viśravaso* -
  • viśravas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    viśravas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    viśravasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • muneḥ -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.27

Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.8.27 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રૂયતે હિ મહાવીર્યો રાવણો નામ રાક્ષસઃ ।
સાક્ષાદ્વૈશ્રવણભ્રાતા પુત્રો વિશ્રવસો મુનેઃ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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 1.8.27 in Telugu sript:
శ్రూయతే హి మహావీర్యో రావణో నామ రాక్షసః ।
సాక్షాద్వైశ్రవణభ్రాతా పుత్రో విశ్రవసో మునేః ॥ ౨౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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