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 1.13.15

हिमं वैराग्यवल्लीनां विकारोलूकयामिनी ।
राहुदंष्ट्रा विवेकेन्दोः सौजन्याम्भोजचन्द्रिका ॥ १५ ॥

himaṃ vairāgyavallīnāṃ vikārolūkayāminī |
rāhudaṃṣṭrā vivekendoḥ saujanyāmbhojacandrikā || 15 ||

Fortune is (as a killing) frost to the bondsmen of asceticism, and as the night to the owls of libertinism; she is an eclipse to the moonlight of reason, and as moonbeams to the bloom of the lilies of folly.

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 1.13.15). 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: “himaṃ vairāgyavallīnāṃ vikārolūkayāminī”
  • himam -
  • hima (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    himam (adverb)
    himam (accusative single)
    hima (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    himam (adverb)
    himam (nominative single)
    himam (accusative single)
    himā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    himam (adverb)
  • vairāgya -
  • vairāgya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    vairāgya (vocative single)
  • vallīnām -
  • valli (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vallīnām (genitive plural)
    vallī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vallīnām (genitive plural)
  • vikāro -
  • vikāra (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    vikāra (vocative single)
    vikāra (vocative single)
  • ulūka -
  • ulūka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ulūka (vocative single)
    ulūka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ulūka (vocative single)
  • yāminī -
  • yāminī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yāminī (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “rāhudaṃṣṭrā vivekendoḥ saujanyāmbhojacandrikā”
  • rāhu -
  • rāhu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
  • daṃṣṭrā* -
  • daṃṣṭra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    daṃṣṭrāḥ (nominative plural)
    daṃṣṭrāḥ (vocative plural)
    daṃṣṭrā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    daṃṣṭrāḥ (nominative plural)
    daṃṣṭrāḥ (vocative plural)
    daṃṣṭrāḥ (accusative plural)
  • viveke -
  • viveka (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    viveka (vocative single)
    viveke (locative single)
  • indoḥ -
  • indu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    indoḥ (ablative single)
    indoḥ (genitive single)
  • saujanyā -
  • saujanya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    saujanya (vocative single)
  • ambhoja -
  • ambhoja (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ambhoja (vocative single)
    ambhoja (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ambhoja (vocative single)
  • candrikā -
  • candrikā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    candrikā (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.13.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Hima (हिम): defined in 1 categories.
Vairagya (vairāgya, वैराग्य): defined in 2 categories.
Valli (वल्लि, vallī, वल्ली): defined in 2 categories.
Vikara (vikāra, विकार): defined in 2 categories.
Uluka (ulūka, उलूक): defined in 2 categories.
Yamini (yāminī, यामिनी): defined in 2 categories.
Damshtra (damstra, daṃṣṭra, दंष्ट्र, daṃṣṭrā, दंष्ट्रा): defined in 2 categories.
Indu (इन्दु): defined in 2 categories.
Candrika (candrikā, चन्द्रिका): defined in 2 categories.

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