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 1.18.54

मानावमानबहुला बहुलाभमनोरमाः ।
शरीरमात्रबद्धास्थं घ्नन्ति दोषदृशो नरम् ॥ ५४ ॥

mānāvamānabahulā bahulābhamanoramāḥ |
śarīramātrabaddhāsthaṃ ghnanti doṣadṛśo naram || 54 ||

Those mistaken men that have a high sense of honor and fear dishonor, and take a pleasure in the excess of their gains, are verily the killers both of their bodies and souls.

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 1.18.54). 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: “mānāvamānabahulā bahulābhamanoramāḥ”
  • mānāva -
  • māna (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    mānau (nominative dual)
    mānau (vocative dual)
    mānau (accusative dual)
    man -> māna (participle, masculine); (6 der.)
    mānau (nominative dual), from √man (class 4 verb)
    mānau (vocative dual), from √man (class 4 verb)
    mānau (accusative dual), from √man (class 4 verb)
    mānau (nominative dual), from √man (class 8 verb)
    mānau (vocative dual), from √man (class 8 verb)
    mānau (accusative dual), from √man (class 8 verb)
    mān (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    mānāva (imperative active first dual)
  • amāna -
  • amāna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    amāna (vocative single)
  • bahulā* -
  • bahula (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bahulāḥ (nominative plural)
    bahulāḥ (vocative plural)
    bahulā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    bahulāḥ (nominative plural)
    bahulāḥ (vocative plural)
    bahulāḥ (accusative plural)
  • bahulā -
  • bahula (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bahula (vocative single)
    bahula (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bahula (vocative single)
    bahulā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    bahulā (nominative single)
    bahulā (nominative single)
  • ābham -
  • ābhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ābham (adverb)
  • anor -
  • anu (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    anoḥ (ablative single)
    anoḥ (ablative single)
    anoḥ (genitive single)
    anoḥ (genitive single)
    anu (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    anoḥ (ablative single)
    anoḥ (ablative single)
    anoḥ (genitive single)
    anoḥ (genitive single)
  • ramāḥ -
  • rama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ramāḥ (nominative plural)
    ramāḥ (vocative plural)
    ramā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    ramāḥ (nominative plural)
    ramāḥ (vocative plural)
    ramāḥ (accusative plural)
  • Line 2: “śarīramātrabaddhāsthaṃ ghnanti doṣadṛśo naram”
  • śarīramātra -
  • śarīramātra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śarīramātra (vocative single)
  • baddhās -
  • baddha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    baddhāḥ (nominative plural)
    baddhāḥ (vocative plural)
    baddhā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    baddhāḥ (nominative plural)
    baddhāḥ (vocative plural)
    baddhāḥ (accusative plural)
  • tham -
  • tha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tham (adverb)
    tham (accusative single)
    tha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tham (adverb)
    tham (nominative single)
    tham (accusative single)
  • ghnanti -
  • ghnat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ghnanti (nominative plural)
    ghnanti (vocative plural)
    ghnanti (accusative plural)
    han -> ghnat (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    ghnanti (nominative plural), from √han (class 2 verb)
    ghnanti (vocative plural), from √han (class 2 verb)
    ghnanti (accusative plural), from √han (class 2 verb)
    han (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    ghnanti (present active third plural)
  • doṣa -
  • doṣa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    doṣa (vocative single)
    doṣan (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    doṣa (compound)
  • dṛśo* -
  • dṛśa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛśaḥ (nominative single)
    dṛś (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    dṛśaḥ (nominative plural)
    dṛśaḥ (vocative plural)
    dṛśaḥ (accusative plural)
    dṛśaḥ (ablative single)
    dṛśaḥ (genitive single)
    dṛś (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    dṛśaḥ (nominative plural)
    dṛśaḥ (vocative plural)
    dṛśaḥ (accusative plural)
    dṛśaḥ (ablative single)
    dṛśaḥ (genitive single)
  • naram -
  • nara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    naram (adverb)
    naram (accusative single)
    nara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    naram (adverb)
    naram (nominative single)
    naram (accusative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.18.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mana (māna, मान): defined in 2 categories.
Bahula (बहुल, bahulā, बहुला): defined in 2 categories.
Anu (अनु): defined in 2 categories.
Rama (रम, ramā, रमा): defined in 2 categories.
Baddha (बद्ध, baddhā, बद्धा): defined in 2 categories.
Tha (थ): defined in 2 categories.
Dosha (dosa, doṣa, दोष): defined in 2 categories.
Nara (नर): defined in 2 categories.

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