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 1.9.11

इक्ष्वाकुवंशजातोऽपि स्वयं दशरथोऽपि सन् ।
न पालयसि चेद्वाक्यं कोऽपरः पालयिष्यति ॥ ११ ॥

ikṣvākuvaṃśajāto'pi svayaṃ daśaratho'pi san |
na pālayasi cedvākyaṃ ko'paraḥ pālayiṣyati || 11 ||

Descended from the race of Ikshaku, and being Dasaratha thyself, if thou failest to perform thy promise, who else on earth will ever keep his word?

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 1.9.11). 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: “ikṣvākuvaṃśajāto'pi svayaṃ daśaratho'pi san”
  • ikṣvāku -
  • ikṣvāku (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ikṣvāku (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • vaṃśajāt -
  • vaṃśaja (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vaṃśajāt (adverb)
    vaṃśajāt (ablative single)
    vaṃśaja (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    vaṃśajāt (adverb)
    vaṃśajāt (ablative single)
  • o' -
  • o (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (nominative single)
    u (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    o (vocative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (vocative single)
    (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (vocative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • daśaratho' -
  • daśaratha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    daśarathaḥ (nominative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • san -
  • sat (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    san (nominative single)
    san (vocative single)
  • Line 2: “na pālayasi cedvākyaṃ ko'paraḥ pālayiṣyati”
  • 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)
  • pālayasi -
  • pāl (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    pālayasi (present active second single)
    (verb class 0); (1 der.)
    pālayasi (present active second single)
  • ced -
  • ced (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ced (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • vākyam -
  • vākya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vākyam (adverb)
    vākyam (nominative single)
    vākyam (accusative single)
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    vākyam (accusative single), from √vac (class 2 verb)
    vākyam (accusative single), from √vac (class 3 verb)
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter); (4 der.)
    vākyam (nominative single), from √vac (class 2 verb)
    vākyam (accusative single), from √vac (class 2 verb)
    vākyam (nominative single), from √vac (class 3 verb)
    vākyam (accusative single), from √vac (class 3 verb)
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vākyam (accusative single), from √vak (class 1 verb)
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vākyam (nominative single), from √vak (class 1 verb)
    vākyam (accusative single), from √vak (class 1 verb)
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    ku (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ko (vocative single)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kaḥ (nominative single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kaḥ (nominative single)
  • aparaḥ -
  • apara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aparaḥ (nominative single)
  • pālayiṣyati -
  • pāl -> pālayiṣyat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    pālayiṣyati (locative single), from √pāl (class 10 verb)
    pāl -> pālayiṣyat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    pālayiṣyati (locative single), from √pāl (class 10 verb)
    -> pālayiṣyat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    pālayiṣyati (locative single), from √
    -> pālayiṣyat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    pālayiṣyati (locative single), from √
    pāl (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    pālayiṣyati (future active third single)
    (verb class 0); (1 der.)
    pālayiṣyati (future active third single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.9.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ap (अप्): defined in 2 categories.
Dasharatha (dasaratha, daśaratha, दशरथ): defined in 2 categories.
Sat (सत्): defined in 1 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Vakya (vākya, वाक्य): defined in 1 categories.
Ku (कु): defined in 1 categories.
Ka (क): defined in 2 categories.
Apara (अपर): defined in 2 categories.

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