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 1.17.15

पुत्रमित्रकलत्रादितृष्णया नित्यकृष्टया ।
खगेष्विव किरात्येदं जालं लोकेषु रच्यते ॥ १५ ॥

putramitrakalatrāditṛṣṇayā nityakṛṣṭayā |
khageṣviva kirātyedaṃ jālaṃ lokeṣu racyate || 15 ||

As the huntress spreads her net to catch birds in it, so does our affection for our friends, wives and children stretch these snares to entrap us every day.

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 1.17.15). 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: “putramitrakalatrāditṛṣṇayā nityakṛṣṭayā”
  • putra -
  • putra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    putra (vocative single)
    putra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    putra (vocative single)
  • mitraka -
  • mitraka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mitraka (vocative single)
  • la -
  • la (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    la (vocative single)
  • trā -
  • tṛ (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    tṛ (nominative single)
    tṛ (vocative single)
    tṛ (accusative single)
    tra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tra (vocative single)
    tra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tra (vocative single)
    trā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    trā (nominative single)
    trā (nominative single)
  • ādi -
  • ādi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ādi (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ādi (nominative single)
    ādi (vocative single)
    ādi (accusative single)
    ādi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ādin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ādi (compound)
    ādi (adverb)
    ādin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ādi (compound)
    ādi (adverb)
    ādi (nominative single)
    ādi (vocative single)
    ādi (accusative single)
  • tṛṣṇayā -
  • tṛṣṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tṛṣṇayā (instrumental single)
  • nitya -
  • nitya (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    nitya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    nitya (vocative single)
    nitya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    nitya (vocative single)
  • kṛṣṭayā -
  • kṛṣṭā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛṣṭayā (instrumental single)
    kṛṣ -> kṛṣṭā (participle, feminine); (2 der.)
    kṛṣṭayā (instrumental single), from √kṛṣ (class 1 verb)
    kṛṣṭayā (instrumental single), from √kṛṣ (class 6 verb)
  • Line 2: “khageṣviva kirātyedaṃ jālaṃ lokeṣu racyate”
  • khageṣvi -
  • khaga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    khageṣu (locative plural)
    khaga (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    khageṣu (locative plural)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • kirātye -
  • kirāti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kirātyā (instrumental single)
    kirātī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kirātyā (instrumental single)
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    idam (nominative single)
    idam (accusative single)
  • jālam -
  • jāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jālam (adverb)
    jālam (accusative single)
    jāla (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jālam (adverb)
    jālam (nominative single)
    jālam (accusative single)
    jālā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jālam (adverb)
  • lokeṣu -
  • loka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    lokeṣu (locative plural)
  • racyate -
  • rac (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    racyate (present passive third single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.17.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Putra (पुत्र): defined in 2 categories.
Mitraka (मित्रक): defined in 2 categories.
La (ल): defined in 2 categories.
Tri (tr, tṛ, तृ): defined in 1 categories.
Tra (त्र, trā, त्रा): defined in 1 categories.
Adi (ādi, आदि): defined in 2 categories.
Trishna (trsna, tṛṣṇā, तृष्णा): defined in 2 categories.
Nitya (नित्य): defined in 2 categories.
Krishta (krsta, kṛṣṭā, कृष्टा): defined in 1 categories.
Khaga (खग): defined in 2 categories.
Jala (jāla, जाल): defined in 2 categories.
Loka (लोक): defined in 2 categories.

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