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 1.16.11

मनो मोहरथारूढं शरीरात्समतासुखम् ।
हरत्यपहतोद्वेगं हंसः क्षीरमिवाम्भसः ॥ ११ ॥

mano moharathārūḍhaṃ śarīrātsamatāsukham |
haratyapahatodvegaṃ haṃsaḥ kṣīramivāmbhasaḥ || 11 ||

The mind seated in the car of delusion, absorbs the sweet, peaceful and undisturbed rest of the body, like the gander sucking up pure milk from amidst the water.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.16.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mana, Manas, Moha, Ratharudha, Sharira, Samata, Kham, Kha, Harat, Apahata, Udvega, Hamsa, Kshira, Iva, Ambhas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.16.11). 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: “mano moharathārūḍhaṃ śarīrātsamatāsukham
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • moha -
  • moha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rathārūḍham -
  • rathārūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rathārūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rathārūḍhā (noun, feminine)
  • śarīrāt -
  • śarīra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • samatāsu -
  • samatā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • kham -
  • kham (indeclinable)
    kha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    khā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “haratyapahatodvegaṃ haṃsaḥ kṣīramivāmbhasaḥ
  • haratya -
  • hṛ -> harat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ -> harat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √hṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √hṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √hṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • apahato -
  • apahata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apahata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apahatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udvegam -
  • udvega (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    udvega (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    udvegā (noun, feminine)
  • haṃsaḥ -
  • haṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣīram -
  • kṣīra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣīra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣīrā (noun, feminine)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • ambhasaḥ -
  • ambhas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.16.11

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.16.11 in Gujarati sript:
મનો મોહરથારૂઢં શરીરાત્સમતાસુખમ્ ।
હરત્યપહતોદ્વેગં હંસઃ ક્ષીરમિવામ્ભસઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 1.16.11 in Telugu sript:
మనో మోహరథారూఢం శరీరాత్సమతాసుఖమ్ ।
హరత్యపహతోద్వేగం హంసః క్షీరమివామ్భసః ॥ ౧౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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