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 1.17.43

लोकोऽयमखिलं दुःखं चिन्तयोज्झितयोज्झति ।
तृष्णाविषूचिकामन्त्रश्चिन्तात्यागो हि कथ्यते ॥ ४३ ॥

loko'yamakhilaṃ duḥkhaṃ cintayojjhitayojjhati |
tṛṣṇāviṣūcikāmantraścintātyāgo hi kathyate || 43 ||

Men may get rid of their misery by their being freed from anxieties. It is the abandonment of cares which is said to be the best remedy of avarice.

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

Loka (+2), Aya (+2), Duhkha (+2), Cinta (+2), Trishna (+2), Tyaga (+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 1.17.43). 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: “loko'yamakhilaṃ duḥkhaṃ cintayojjhitayojjhati”
  • loko' -
  • loka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    lokaḥ (nominative single)
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ayam (adverb)
    ayam (accusative single)
    idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ayam (nominative single)
  • akhilam -
  • akhila (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    akhilam (adverb)
    akhilam (accusative single)
    akhila (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    akhilam (adverb)
    akhilam (nominative single)
    akhilam (accusative single)
    akhilā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    akhilam (adverb)
  • duḥkham -
  • duḥkham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    duḥkha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    duḥkham (adverb)
    duḥkham (accusative single)
    duḥkha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    duḥkham (adverb)
    duḥkham (nominative single)
    duḥkham (accusative single)
    duḥkhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    duḥkham (adverb)
  • cintayo -
  • cintā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cintayā (instrumental single)
    cint (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    cintaya (imperative active second single)
  • ujjhitayo -
  • ujjhitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ujjhitayā (instrumental single)
    ujjh -> ujjhitā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    ujjhitayā (instrumental single), from √ujjh (class 6 verb)
  • ujjhati -
  • ujjh -> ujjhat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    ujjhati (locative single), from √ujjh (class 6 verb)
    ujjh -> ujjhat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    ujjhati (locative single), from √ujjh (class 6 verb)
    ujjh (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    ujjhati (present active third single)
  • Line 2: “tṛṣṇāviṣūcikāmantraścintātyāgo hi kathyate”
  • tṛṣṇā -
  • tṛṣṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tṛṣṇā (nominative single)
  • viṣūcikā -
  • viṣūcikā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    viṣūcikā (nominative single)
    viṣūcikā (nominative single)
  • amantraś -
  • amantra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    amantraḥ (nominative single)
  • cintā -
  • cintā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cintā (nominative single)
  • tyāgo* -
  • tyāga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tyāgaḥ (nominative single)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    kathyate (present passive third single)
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