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 1.11.35

किंनिष्ठाः के च ते केन कियन्तः कारणेन ते ।
आधयः प्रविलुम्पन्ति मनो गेहमिवाखवः ॥ ३५ ॥

kiṃniṣṭhāḥ ke ca te kena kiyantaḥ kāraṇena te |
ādhayaḥ pravilumpanti mano gehamivākhavaḥ || 35 ||

"What are these thoughts, and what are their names and natures, their number and causes, that infest your mind like its maladies (in the same manner) as the mice undermine a fabric."

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 1.11.35). 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: “kiṃniṣṭhāḥ ke ca te kena kiyantaḥ kāraṇena te”
  • kiṃ -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kim (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (4 der.)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (accusative single)
    kim (accusative single)
  • niṣṭhāḥ -
  • niṣṭha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    niṣṭhāḥ (nominative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (vocative plural)
    niṣṭhā (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    niṣṭhāḥ (nominative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (vocative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (accusative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (nominative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (vocative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (accusative plural)
    niṣṭhā (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    niṣṭhāḥ (nominative single)
    niṣṭhāḥ (nominative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (vocative single)
    niṣṭhāḥ (vocative plural)
    niṣṭhāḥ (accusative plural)
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ke (nominative plural)
    ka (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    ke (nominative dual)
    ke (vocative dual)
    ke (accusative dual)
    ke (locative single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ke (nominative plural)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ke (nominative dual)
    ke (accusative dual)
    (pronoun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ke (nominative dual)
    ke (accusative dual)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • kena -
  • kena (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
    ka (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
  • kiyantaḥ -
  • kiyat (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kiyantaḥ (nominative plural)
    kiyantaḥ (vocative plural)
  • kāraṇena -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kāraṇena (instrumental single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “ādhayaḥ pravilumpanti mano gehamivākhavaḥ”
  • ādhayaḥ -
  • ādhi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ādhayaḥ (nominative plural)
    ādhayaḥ (vocative plural)
  • Cannot analyse pravilumpanti*ma
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
    manaḥ (vocative single)
    manaḥ (accusative single)
    mana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
  • geham -
  • geha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    geham (adverb)
    geham (nominative single)
    geham (accusative single)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • akhavaḥ -
  • khu (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    akhavaḥ (imperfect active second single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.11.35). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nishtha (nistha, niṣṭha, निष्ठ, niṣṭhā, निष्ठा): defined in 2 categories.
Ka (क, kā, का): defined in 2 categories.
Ca (च): defined in 1 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Karana (kāraṇa, कारण): defined in 2 categories.
Adhi (ādhi, आधि): defined in 1 categories.
Mana (मन): defined in 2 categories.
Manas (मनस्): defined in 2 categories.
Geha (गेह): defined in 1 categories.

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