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 1.8.32

देवदानवगन्धर्वा यक्षाः पतगपन्नगाः ।
न शक्ता रावणं योद्धुं किं पुनः पुरुषा युधि ॥ ३२ ॥

devadānavagandharvā yakṣāḥ patagapannagāḥ |
na śaktā rāvaṇaṃ yoddhuṃ kiṃ punaḥ puruṣā yudhi || 32 ||

The gods, and Asuras, the Gandharvas and Yakshas, the huge beasts, birds and serpents are unable to fight with Ravana: what are we human beings in arms to him.

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

Devadanava, Gandharva, Yaksha, Patagapannaga, Shakta, Ravana, Yoddhu, Kim, Puna, Purusha, Yudh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.32). 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: “devadānavagandharvā yakṣāḥ patagapannagāḥ
  • devadānava -
  • devadānava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devadānava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gandharvā* -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gandharvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yakṣāḥ -
  • yakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • patagapannagāḥ -
  • patagapannaga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “na śaktā rāvaṇaṃ yoddhuṃ kiṃ punaḥ puruṣā yudhi
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaktā* -
  • śakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śaktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    śac -> śakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śac class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śac class 1 verb]
    śac -> śaktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śac class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śac class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śac class 1 verb]
    śak -> śakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śak class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √śak class 5 verb]
    śak -> śaktā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śak class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √śak class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √śak class 5 verb]
  • rāvaṇam -
  • rāvaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rāvaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rāvaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yoddhum -
  • yudh -> yoddhum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √yudh]
    yudh -> yoddhum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √yudh]
    yoddhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yoddhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • puruṣā* -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    puruṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yudhi -
  • yudh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yudh (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.32

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 1.8.32 in Gujarati sript:
દેવદાનવગન્ધર્વા યક્ષાઃ પતગપન્નગાઃ ।
ન શક્તા રાવણં યોદ્ધું કિં પુનઃ પુરુષા યુધિ ॥ ૩૨ ॥

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 1.8.32 in Telugu sript:
దేవదానవగన్ధర్వా యక్షాః పతగపన్నగాః ।
న శక్తా రావణం యోద్ధుం కిం పునః పురుషా యుధి ॥ ౩౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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