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 1.14.18

प्रस्नुवानैरविच्छेदं तुच्छैरन्तरवासिभिः ।
दुःखैरावृश्च्यते क्रूरैर्घुणैरिव जरद्द्रुमः ॥ १८ ॥

prasnuvānairavicchedaṃ tucchairantaravāsibhiḥ |
duḥkhairāvṛścyate krūrairghuṇairiva jaraddrumaḥ || 18 ||

As the withered tree is perforated by minutest worms residing in them, so are our bodies continually wasted by many inborn diseases and noxious secretions.

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 1.14.18). 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: “prasnuvānairavicchedaṃ tucchairantaravāsibhiḥ”
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    pra (vocative single)
    pra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    pra (vocative single)
  • snu -
  • snu (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    snu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    snu (nominative single)
    snu (vocative single)
    snu (accusative single)
  • vānair -
  • vāna (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vāna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    u -> vāna (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural), from √u (class 1 verb)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural), from √u (class 2 verb)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural), from √u (class 5 verb)
    u -> vāna (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural), from √u (class 1 verb)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural), from √u (class 2 verb)
    vānaiḥ (instrumental plural), from √u (class 5 verb)
  • avicchedam -
  • aviccheda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    avicchedam (adverb)
    avicchedam (accusative single)
  • tucchair -
  • tuccha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tucchaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    tuccha (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tucchaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • antara -
  • antara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    antara (vocative single)
    antara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antara (vocative single)
  • vāsibhiḥ -
  • vāsi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vāsibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vāsi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vāsibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vāsin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vāsibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vāsin (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vāsibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line 2: “duḥkhairāvṛścyate krūrairghuṇairiva jaraddrumaḥ”
  • duḥkhair -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    duḥkhaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    duḥkha (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    duḥkhaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    a (vocative single)
    ā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (nominative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (nominative single)
    (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (Preverb); (2 der.)
    (Preverb)
    (Preverb)
  • avṛścyate -
  • krūrair -
  • krūra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    krūraiḥ (instrumental plural)
    krūra (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    krūraiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • ghuṇair -
  • ghuṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ghuṇaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • jarad -
  • jarat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    jarat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jarat (nominative single)
    jarat (vocative single)
    jarat (accusative single)
    jṛ -> jarat (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    jarat (nominative single), from √jṛ (class 1 verb)
    jarat (vocative single), from √jṛ (class 1 verb)
    jarat (accusative single), from √jṛ (class 1 verb)
    jṝ -> jarat (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    jarat (nominative single), from √jṝ (class 1 verb)
    jarat (vocative single), from √jṝ (class 1 verb)
    jarat (accusative single), from √jṝ (class 1 verb)
  • drumaḥ -
  • druma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    drumaḥ (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 (1.14.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pra (प्र): defined in 1 categories.
Vana (vāna, वान): defined in 2 categories.
Antara (अन्तर): defined in 2 categories.
Vasi (vāsi, वासि): defined in 1 categories.
Duhkha (duḥkha, दुःख): defined in 2 categories.
Krura (krūra, क्रूर): defined in 2 categories.
Druma (द्रुम): defined in 2 categories.

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