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 1.18.11

मांसस्नाय्वस्थिवलिते शरीरपटहेऽदृढे ।
मार्जारवदहं तात तिष्ठाम्यत्र गतध्वनौ ॥ ११ ॥

māṃsasnāyvasthivalite śarīrapaṭahe'dṛḍhe |
mārjāravadahaṃ tāta tiṣṭhāmyatra gatadhvanau || 11 ||

The body composed of flesh, nerves and bones, resembles a drum without any musical sound, and yet I sit watching it as a cat.

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 1.18.11). 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: “māṃsasnāyvasthivalite śarīrapaṭahe'dṛḍhe”
  • māṃsa -
  • māṃsa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    māṃsa (vocative single)
    māṃsa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    māṃsa (vocative single)
  • snāyva -
  • snāyu (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    snāyū (nominative dual)
    snāyū (vocative dual)
    snāyū (accusative dual)
    snāyu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    snāyu (nominative single)
    snāyu (vocative single)
    snāyu (accusative single)
  • asthi -
  • asthi (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asthi (nominative single)
    asthi (vocative single)
    asthi (accusative single)
  • valite -
  • valita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    valite (locative single)
    valita (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    valite (nominative dual)
    valite (vocative dual)
    valite (accusative dual)
    valite (locative single)
    valitā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    valite (nominative dual)
    valite (vocative single)
    valite (vocative dual)
    valite (accusative dual)
    val -> valita (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    valite (locative single), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (locative single), from √val
    val -> valita (participle, neuter); (8 der.)
    valite (nominative dual), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (vocative dual), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (accusative dual), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (locative single), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (nominative dual), from √val
    valite (vocative dual), from √val
    valite (accusative dual), from √val
    valite (locative single), from √val
    val -> valitā (participle, feminine); (8 der.)
    valite (nominative dual), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (vocative single), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (vocative dual), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (accusative dual), from √val (class 1 verb)
    valite (nominative dual), from √val
    valite (vocative single), from √val
    valite (vocative dual), from √val
    valite (accusative dual), from √val
  • śarīra -
  • śarīra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śarīra (vocative single)
  • paṭahe' -
  • paṭaha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    paṭahe (locative single)
  • adṛḍhe -
  • adṛḍha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    adṛḍhe (locative single)
    adṛḍha (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    adṛḍhe (nominative dual)
    adṛḍhe (vocative dual)
    adṛḍhe (accusative dual)
    adṛḍhe (locative single)
    adṛḍhā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    adṛḍhe (nominative dual)
    adṛḍhe (vocative single)
    adṛḍhe (vocative dual)
    adṛḍhe (accusative dual)
  • Line 2: “mārjāravadahaṃ tāta tiṣṭhāmyatra gatadhvanau”
  • mārjāra -
  • mārjāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mārjāra (vocative single)
  • vada -
  • vada (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vada (vocative single)
    vada (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vada (vocative single)
    vad (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    vada (imperative active second single)
  • ham -
  • ham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ham (adverb)
    ham (accusative single)
    ha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ham (adverb)
    ham (nominative single)
    ham (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ham (adverb)
    han (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ham (adverb)
  • tāta -
  • tāta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tāta (vocative single)
  • tiṣṭhāmya -
  • sthā (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tiṣṭhāmi (present active first single)
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    atra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    atra (vocative single)
    atra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    atra (vocative single)
  • gata -
  • gata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    gata (vocative single)
    gata (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    gata (vocative single)
  • dhvanau -
  • dhvana (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    dhvanau (nominative dual)
    dhvanau (vocative dual)
    dhvanau (accusative dual)
    dhvani (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhvanau (locative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.18.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mamsa (māṃsa, मांस): defined in 2 categories.
Snayu (snāyu, स्नायु): defined in 1 categories.
Asthi (अस्थि): defined in 1 categories.
Valita (वलित, valitā, वलिता): defined in 2 categories.
Sharira (sarira, śarīra, शरीर): defined in 2 categories.
Pataha (paṭaha, पटह): defined in 2 categories.
Marjara (mārjāra, मार्जार): defined in 2 categories.
Vada (वद): defined in 2 categories.
Ha (ह): defined in 1 categories.
Tata (tāta, तात): defined in 1 categories.
Gata (गत): defined in 1 categories.
Dhvana (ध्वन): defined in 1 categories.
Dhvani (ध्वनि): defined in 2 categories.

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