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 1.16.18

संसारजलधेरस्मान्नित्यमुत्तरणोन्मुखः ।
सेतुनेव पयःपूरो रोधितोऽस्मि कुचेतसा ॥ १८ ॥

saṃsārajaladherasmānnityamuttaraṇonmukhaḥ |
setuneva payaḥpūro rodhito'smi kucetasā || 18 ||

My earthly mindedness has put a stop to my desire of crossing over the ocean of the world, as an embankment stops the course of the waters.

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

Samsara (+2), Jaladhi (+2), Uttarana (+2), Setu (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.16.18). 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: “saṃsārajaladherasmānnityamuttaraṇonmukhaḥ”
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    saṃsāra (vocative single)
  • jaladher -
  • jaladhi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jaladheḥ (ablative single)
    jaladheḥ (genitive single)
  • asmānn -
  • asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    asmān (accusative plural)
  • ityam -
  • itya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ityam (adverb)
    ityam (accusative single)
    itya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ityam (adverb)
    ityam (nominative single)
    ityam (accusative single)
    ityā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ityam (adverb)
    i -> itya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    ityam (accusative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i -> itya (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    ityam (nominative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    ityam (accusative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
  • uttaraṇo -
  • uttaraṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    uttaraṇa (vocative single)
    uttaraṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    uttaraṇa (vocative single)
    uttaraṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    uttaraṇā (nominative single)
  • unmukhaḥ -
  • unmukha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    unmukhaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “setuneva payaḥpūro rodhito'smi kucetasā”
  • setune -
  • setu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    setunā (instrumental single)
    setu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    setunā (instrumental single)
    setune (dative single)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • payaḥpūro* -
  • payaḥpūra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    payaḥpūraḥ (nominative single)
  • rodhito' -
  • rudh -> rodhita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    rodhitaḥ (nominative single), from √rudh
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asmi (present active first single)
  • kuceta -
  • kuc (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    kuceta (optative active second plural)
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (nominative single)
    (nominative single)
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