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 1.17.5

अलमन्तर्भ्रमायैव तृष्णातरलिताशया ।
आयाता विषमोल्लासमूर्मिरम्बुनिधाविव ॥ ५ ॥

alamantarbhramāyaiva tṛṣṇātaralitāśayā |
āyātā viṣamollāsamūrmirambunidhāviva || 5 ||

Avarice by raising expectations in men, serves only to whirl them about, as the vortex of the sea wallows the marine animals in it.

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

Alam, Ala, Antar, Bhrama, Trishna, Taralita, Asha, Ashaya, Ayata, Vishama, Ullasa, Urmin, Urmi, Ambunidhi, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.17.5). 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: “alamantarbhramāyaiva tṛṣṇātaralitāśayā
  • alam -
  • alam (indeclinable)
    ala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • antar -
  • antar (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    antar (indeclinable)
  • bhramāyai -
  • bhrama (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tṛṣṇā -
  • tṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • taralitā -
  • taralita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    taralita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    taralitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āśayā -
  • āśā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    āśayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “āyātā viṣamollāsamūrmirambunidhāviva
  • āyātā* -
  • āyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āyātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • viṣamo -
  • viṣama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viṣama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viṣamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ullāsam -
  • ullāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ūrmi -
  • ūrmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ūrmin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ūrmī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ūrmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ūrmī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ra -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ambunidhāvi -
  • ambunidhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.17.5

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.17.5 in Gujarati sript:
અલમન્તર્ભ્રમાયૈવ તૃષ્ણાતરલિતાશયા ।
આયાતા વિષમોલ્લાસમૂર્મિરમ્બુનિધાવિવ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 1.17.5 in Telugu sript:
అలమన్తర్భ్రమాయైవ తృష్ణాతరలితాశయా ।
ఆయాతా విషమోల్లాసమూర్మిరమ్బునిధావివ ॥ ౫ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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