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!

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); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mahāvīrya (vocative single)
    mahāvīrya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mahāvīrya (vocative single)
  • vatām -
  • vatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vatām (accusative single)
    van -> vatā (participle, feminine); (2 der.)
    vatām (accusative single), from √van (class 1 verb)
    vatām (accusative single), from √van (class 8 verb)
  • vīryam -
  • vīrya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vīryam (adverb)
    vīryam (nominative single)
    vīryam (accusative single)
    vīryā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vīryam (adverb)
    vīr -> vīrya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vīryam (accusative single), from √vīr (class 10 verb)
    vīr -> vīrya (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vīryam (nominative single), from √vīr (class 10 verb)
    vīryam (accusative single), from √vīr (class 10 verb)
  • ādatte -
  • ādatta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ādatte (locative single)
    ādatta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    ādatte (nominative dual)
    ādatte (vocative dual)
    ādatte (accusative dual)
    ādatte (locative single)
    ādattā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ādatte (nominative dual)
    ādatte (vocative single)
    ādatte (vocative dual)
    ādatte (accusative dual)
  • yudhi -
  • yudh (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yudhi (locative single)
    yudh (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yudhi (locative single)
  • rākṣasaḥ -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rākṣasaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “tena sārdhaṃ na śaktāḥ sma saṃyuge tasya bālakaiḥ”
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tena (vocative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tan (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
  • sārdham -
  • sārdham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    sārdha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sārdham (adverb)
    sārdham (accusative single)
    sārdha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sārdham (adverb)
    sārdham (nominative single)
    sārdham (accusative single)
    sārdhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sārdham (adverb)
  • 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)
  • śaktāḥ -
  • śakta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śaktāḥ (nominative plural)
    śaktāḥ (vocative plural)
    śaktā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    śaktāḥ (nominative plural)
    śaktāḥ (vocative plural)
    śaktāḥ (accusative plural)
    śac -> śakta (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    śaktāḥ (nominative plural), from √śac (class 1 verb)
    śaktāḥ (vocative plural), from √śac (class 1 verb)
    śac -> śaktā (participle, feminine); (3 der.)
    śaktāḥ (nominative plural), from √śac (class 1 verb)
    śaktāḥ (vocative plural), from √śac (class 1 verb)
    śaktāḥ (accusative plural), from √śac (class 1 verb)
    śak -> śakta (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    śaktāḥ (nominative plural), from √śak (class 5 verb)
    śaktāḥ (vocative plural), from √śak (class 5 verb)
    śak -> śaktā (participle, feminine); (3 der.)
    śaktāḥ (nominative plural), from √śak (class 5 verb)
    śaktāḥ (vocative plural), from √śak (class 5 verb)
    śaktāḥ (accusative plural), from √śak (class 5 verb)
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    sman (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sma (compound)
  • saṃyuge -
  • saṃyuga (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    saṃyuge (nominative dual)
    saṃyuge (vocative dual)
    saṃyuge (accusative dual)
    saṃyuge (locative single)
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √tas
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tasya (genitive single)
    tas (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    tasya (imperative active second single)
  • bālakaiḥ -
  • bālaka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bālakaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    bālaka (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bālakaiḥ (instrumental plural)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.8.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mahavirya (mahāvīrya, महावीर्य): defined in 2 categories.
Vata (vatā, वता): defined in 2 categories.
Virya (vīrya, वीर्य): defined in 2 categories.
Rakshasa (raksasa, rākṣasa, राक्षस): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त): defined in 2 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Shakta (sakta, śakta, शक्त, śaktā, शक्ता): defined in 2 categories.
Balaka (bālaka, बालक): defined in 2 categories.

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