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 1.13.12

एषा हि विषमा दुःखभोगिनां गहना गुहा ।
घनमोहगजेन्द्राणां विन्ध्यशैलमहातटी ॥ १२ ॥

eṣā hi viṣamā duḥkhabhogināṃ gahanā guhā |
ghanamohagajendrāṇāṃ vindhyaśailamahātaṭī || 12 ||

The rich are as inaccessible as the dark cavern of a dragon, and as unapproachable as the deep wilderness of the Vindhya mountain inhabited by fierce elephants.

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

Esha, Vishama, Duhkha, Bhogin, Gahana, Guha, Guh, Ghanam, Ghana, Oha, Gajendra, Vindhyashaila, Han, Tati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.13.12). 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: “eṣā hi viṣamā duḥkhabhogināṃ gahanā guhā
  • eṣā -
  • eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • viṣamā* -
  • viṣama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viṣamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • duḥkha -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhoginām -
  • bhogin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhogin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • gahanā* -
  • gahana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gahanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • guhā -
  • guhā (indeclinable)
    guh (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    guhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ghanamohagajendrāṇāṃ vindhyaśailamahātaṭī
  • ghanam -
  • ghanam (indeclinable)
    ghana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ghana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ghanā (noun, feminine)
  • oha -
  • oha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    oha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • gajendrāṇām -
  • gajendra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vindhyaśailam -
  • vindhyaśaila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    han (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • taṭī -
  • taṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.13.12

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.13.12 in Gujarati sript:
એષા હિ વિષમા દુઃખભોગિનાં ગહના ગુહા ।
ઘનમોહગજેન્દ્રાણાં વિન્ધ્યશૈલમહાતટી ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 1.13.12 in Telugu sript:
ఏషా హి విషమా దుఃఖభోగినాం గహనా గుహా ।
ఘనమోహగజేన్ద్రాణాం విన్ధ్యశైలమహాతటీ ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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