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 1.16.19

पातालाद्गच्छता पृथ्वीं पृथ्व्याः पातालगामिना ।
कूपकाष्ठं कुदाम्नेव वेष्टितोऽस्मि कुचेतसा ॥ १९ ॥

pātālādgacchatā pṛthvīṃ pṛthvyāḥ pātālagāminā |
kūpakāṣṭhaṃ kudāmneva veṣṭito'smi kucetasā || 19 ||

I am lifted up and let down again by the baseness of my heart, like a log of wood tied to a rope dragging it in and out of a well.

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

Patala (+2), Prithvi (+2), Kupaka (+2), Tha (+2), Daman (+2), Veshtita (+1),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.16.19). 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: “pātālādgacchatā pṛthvīṃ pṛthvyāḥ pātālagāminā”
  • pātālād -
  • pātāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pātālāt (adverb)
    pātālāt (ablative single)
    pātāla (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    pātālāt (adverb)
    pātālāt (ablative single)
  • gacchatā -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gacchatā (instrumental single)
    gacchat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    gacchatā (instrumental single)
    gacchatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gacchatā (nominative single)
  • pṛthvīm -
  • pṛthvī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    pṛthvīm (accusative single)
  • pṛthvyāḥ -
  • pṛthvī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    pṛthvyāḥ (ablative single)
    pṛthvyāḥ (genitive single)
  • pātāla -
  • pātāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pātāla (vocative single)
    pātāla (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    pātāla (vocative single)
  • gāminā -
  • gāmin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gāminā (instrumental single)
    gāmin (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    gāminā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “kūpakāṣṭhaṃ kudāmneva veṣṭito'smi kucetasā”
  • kūpakāṣ -
  • kūpaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kūpakāḥ (nominative plural)
    kūpakāḥ (vocative plural)
  • ṭham -
  • ṭha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ṭham (adverb)
    ṭham (accusative single)
  • ku -
  • ku (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    ku (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ku (adverb)
    ku (vocative single)
  • dāmne -
  • dāman (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dāmnā (instrumental single)
    dāmne (dative single)
    dāman (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    dāmnā (instrumental single)
    dāmne (dative single)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • veṣṭito' -
  • veṣṭita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    veṣṭitaḥ (nominative single)
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    veṣṭitaḥ (nominative single), from √veṣṭ (class 1 verb)
    veṣṭitaḥ (nominative single), from √veṣṭ
  • 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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