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 1.17.46

अन्तःशून्या ग्रन्थिमत्यो दीर्घस्वाङ्कुरकण्टकाः ।
मुक्तामणिप्रिया नित्यं तृष्णा वेणुलता इव ॥ ४६ ॥

antaḥśūnyā granthimatyo dīrghasvāṅkurakaṇṭakāḥ |
muktāmaṇipriyā nityaṃ tṛṣṇā veṇulatā iva || 46 ||

It is compared with the bamboo in its length, hollowness, hard knots, and thorny prickles, and yet it is entertained in expectation of its yielding the manna and a pearly substance.

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 1.17.46). 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: “antaḥśūnyā granthimatyo dīrghasvāṅkurakaṇṭakāḥ”
  • antaḥ -
  • anta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antaḥ (nominative single)
  • śūnyā* -
  • śūnya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śūnyāḥ (nominative plural)
    śūnyāḥ (vocative plural)
    śūnyā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    śūnyāḥ (nominative plural)
    śūnyāḥ (vocative plural)
    śūnyāḥ (accusative plural)
  • granthimatyo -
  • dīrgha -
  • dīrgha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dīrgha (vocative single)
    dīrgha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    dīrgha (vocative single)
  • svā -
  • sva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    sva (vocative single)
    sva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sva (vocative single)
    svā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    svā (nominative single)
    svā (nominative single)
  • aṅkura -
  • aṅkura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    aṅkura (vocative single)
  • kaṇṭakāḥ -
  • kaṇṭaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kaṇṭakāḥ (nominative plural)
    kaṇṭakāḥ (vocative plural)
  • Line 2: “muktāmaṇipriyā nityaṃ tṛṣṇā veṇulatā iva”
  • muktāmaṇi -
  • muktāmaṇi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
  • priyā* -
  • prī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    priyāḥ (ablative single)
    priyāḥ (genitive single)
    prī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    priyāḥ (ablative single)
    priyāḥ (genitive single)
    priya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    priyāḥ (nominative plural)
    priyāḥ (vocative plural)
    priyā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    priyāḥ (nominative plural)
    priyāḥ (vocative plural)
    priyāḥ (accusative plural)
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    nitya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
    nityam (accusative single)
    nitya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
    nityam (nominative single)
    nityam (accusative single)
    nityā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
  • tṛṣṇā* -
  • tṛṣṇā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    tṛṣṇāḥ (nominative plural)
    tṛṣṇāḥ (vocative plural)
    tṛṣṇāḥ (accusative plural)
  • veṇu -
  • veṇu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
  • latā* -
  • latā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    latāḥ (nominative plural)
    latāḥ (vocative plural)
    latāḥ (accusative plural)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.17.46). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Anta (अन्त): defined in 2 categories.
Shunya (sunya, śūnya, शून्य, śūnyā, शून्या): defined in 1 categories.
Dirgha (dīrgha, दीर्घ): defined in 2 categories.
Ankura (aṅkura, अङ्कुर): defined in 1 categories.
Kantaka (kaṇṭaka, कण्टक): defined in 1 categories.
Priya (प्रिय, priyā, प्रिया): defined in 2 categories.
Nitya (नित्य): defined in 2 categories.
Trishna (trsna, tṛṣṇā, तृष्णा): defined in 2 categories.
Lata (latā, लता): defined in 2 categories.

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