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 1.8.33

महावीर्यवतां वीर्यमादत्ते युधि राक्षसः ।
तेन सार्धं न शक्ताः स्म संयुगे तस्य बालकैः ॥ ३३ ॥

mahāvīryavatāṃ vīryamādatte yudhi rākṣasaḥ |
tena sārdhaṃ na śaktāḥ sma saṃyuge tasya bālakaiḥ || 33 ||

That Rakshasa holds the prowess of the most powerful, we cannot afford to fight with him, nor even with his children.

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

Mahavirya, Vata, Virya, Adatta, Yudh, Rakshasa, Tad, Tena, Sardham, Sardha, Shakta, Sma, Samyuga, Balaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.33). 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: “mahāvīryavatāṃ vīryamādatte yudhi rākṣasaḥ
  • mahāvīrya -
  • mahāvīrya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāvīrya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vatām -
  • vatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    van -> vatā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √van class 1 verb], [accusative single from √van class 8 verb]
  • vīryam -
  • vīrya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vīryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vīr -> vīrya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vīr class 10 verb]
    vīr -> vīrya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vīr class 10 verb], [accusative single from √vīr class 10 verb]
  • ādatte -
  • ādatta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ādatta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ādattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yudhi -
  • yudh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yudh (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • rākṣasaḥ -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tena sārdhaṃ na śaktāḥ sma saṃyuge tasya bālakaiḥ
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • sārdham -
  • sārdham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sārdha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sārdha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sārdhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaktāḥ -
  • 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]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • saṃyuge -
  • saṃyuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bālakaiḥ -
  • bālaka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bālaka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.8.33

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.8.33 in Gujarati sript:
મહાવીર્યવતાં વીર્યમાદત્તે યુધિ રાક્ષસઃ ।
તેન સાર્ધં ન શક્તાઃ સ્મ સંયુગે તસ્ય બાલકૈઃ ॥ ૩૩ ॥

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 1.8.33 in Telugu sript:
మహావీర్యవతాం వీర్యమాదత్తే యుధి రాక్షసః ।
తేన సార్ధం న శక్తాః స్మ సంయుగే తస్య బాలకైః ॥ ౩౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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