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 1.8.35

अथवा लवणं ब्रह्मन्यज्ञघ्नं तं मधोः सुतम् ।
कथयत्वसुरप्रख्यं नैव मोक्ष्यामि पुत्रकम् ॥ ३५ ॥

athavā lavaṇaṃ brahmanyajñaghnaṃ taṃ madhoḥ sutam |
kathayatvasuraprakhyaṃ naiva mokṣyāmi putrakam || 35 ||

Tell me O Brahmana! if it is Lavan the son of Madhu (the notorious Asura) that disturbs the sacrificial rites; in that case also I will not part with my son.

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 1.8.35). 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: “athavā lavaṇaṃ brahmanyajñaghnaṃ taṃ madhoḥ sutam”
  • athavā -
  • athavā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • lavaṇam -
  • lavaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    lavaṇam (adverb)
    lavaṇam (accusative single)
    lavaṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    lavaṇam (adverb)
    lavaṇam (nominative single)
    lavaṇam (accusative single)
    lavaṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    lavaṇam (adverb)
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    brahma (compound)
    brahma (adverb)
    brahma (nominative single)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahma (accusative single)
    brahm (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    brahma (imperative active second single)
  • nya -
  • ni (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    (nominative dual)
    (vocative dual)
    (accusative dual)
    ni (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ni (nominative single)
    ni (vocative single)
    ni (accusative single)
    ni (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    (nominative dual)
    (vocative dual)
    (accusative dual)
    (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ni (adverb)
    (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ni (compound)
    ni (adverb)
    ni (nominative single)
    ni (vocative single)
    ni (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ni (adverb)
  • ajña -
  • ajña (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ajña (vocative single)
    ajña (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ajña (vocative single)
  • ghnam -
  • ghna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ghnam (adverb)
    ghnam (accusative single)
    ghna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ghnam (adverb)
    ghnam (nominative single)
    ghnam (accusative single)
    ghnā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ghnam (adverb)
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (accusative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (nominative single)
    tam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tap (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    tap (nominative single)
    tap (vocative single)
    tap (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    tap (nominative single)
    tap (vocative single)
    tap (accusative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (accusative single)
  • madhoḥ -
  • madhu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    madhoḥ (ablative single)
    madhoḥ (genitive single)
  • sutam -
  • suta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sutam (adverb)
    sutam (accusative single)
    suta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sutam (adverb)
    sutam (nominative single)
    sutam (accusative single)
    sutā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sutam (adverb)
    sut (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sutam (accusative single)
    su -> suta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sutam (accusative single), from √su (class 5 verb)
    su -> suta (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    sutam (nominative single), from √su (class 5 verb)
    sutam (accusative single), from √su (class 5 verb)
    -> suta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sutam (accusative single), from √ (class 6 verb)
    -> suta (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    sutam (nominative single), from √ (class 6 verb)
    sutam (accusative single), from √ (class 6 verb)
    -> suta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sutam (accusative single), from √ (class 2 verb)
    -> suta (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    sutam (nominative single), from √ (class 2 verb)
    sutam (accusative single), from √ (class 2 verb)
    su (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    sutam (imperative active second dual)
  • Line 2: “kathayatvasuraprakhyaṃ naiva mokṣyāmi putrakam”
  • kathayatva -
  • kath (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    kathayatu (imperative active third single)
  • asura -
  • asura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    asura (vocative single)
    asura (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    asura (vocative single)
  • prakhyam -
  • prakhya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    prakhyam (adverb)
    prakhyam (accusative single)
    prakhya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    prakhyam (adverb)
    prakhyam (nominative single)
    prakhyam (accusative single)
    prakhyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    prakhyam (adverb)
  • naiva -
  • naiva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • mokṣyāmi -
  • muc (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    mokṣyāmi (future active first single)
  • putrakam -
  • putraka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    putrakam (adverb)
    putrakam (accusative single)
    putrakā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    putrakam (adverb)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.8.35). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lavana (lavaṇa, लवण): defined in 2 categories.
Brahma (ब्रह्म): defined in 2 categories.
Brahman (ब्रह्मन्): defined in 2 categories.
Ni (नि, nī, नी): defined in 1 categories.
Ajna (ajña, अज्ञ): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त): defined in 2 categories.
Tap (तप्): defined in 1 categories.
Madhu (मधु): defined in 2 categories.
Suta (सुत): defined in 2 categories.
Asura (असुर): defined in 2 categories.
Putraka (पुत्रक): defined in 2 categories.

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