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 1.19.12

यत्र दोलाकृति मनः परिस्फुरति वृत्तिषु ।
त्रैलोक्याऽभव्यमपि तत्कथं भवति तुष्टये ॥ १२ ॥

yatra dolākṛti manaḥ parisphurati vṛttiṣu |
trailokyā'bhavyamapi tatkathaṃ bhavati tuṣṭaye || 12 ||

How can boyhood appear pleasing to any one, when the mind swings like a cradle towards every object of desire, however wrong it is deemed to be in both worlds.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.19.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dola (+1), Mana (+2), Manas (+2), Vritti (+2), Tri (+1), Aila (+2), Bhavati (+2), Tushti (+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 1.19.12). 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: “yatra dolākṛti manaḥ parisphurati vṛttiṣu”
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yatra (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • dolā -
  • dola (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dola (vocative single)
    dolā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    dolā (nominative single)
    dolā (nominative single)
  • akṛti -
  • akṛtin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    akṛti (compound)
    akṛti (adverb)
    akṛtin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    akṛti (compound)
    akṛti (adverb)
    akṛti (nominative single)
    akṛti (vocative single)
    akṛti (accusative single)
  • manaḥ -
  • manas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
    manaḥ (vocative single)
    manaḥ (accusative single)
    mana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    pari (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    pari (Preverb); (1 der.)
  • sphurati -
  • sphurat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sphurati (locative single)
    sphurat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sphurati (locative single)
    sphur -> sphurat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sphurati (locative single), from √sphur (class 6 verb)
    sphur -> sphurat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    sphurati (locative single), from √sphur (class 6 verb)
    sphur (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    sphurati (present active third single)
  • vṛttiṣu -
  • vṛtti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vṛttiṣu (locative plural)
  • Line 2: “trailokyā'bhavyamapi tatkathaṃ bhavati tuṣṭaye”
  • trai -
  • tṛ (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    tṛ (nominative single)
    tṛ (vocative single)
    tṛ (accusative single)
    tra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tra (vocative single)
    tra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    tra (vocative single)
    trā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    trā (nominative single)
  • ailo -
  • aila (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    aila (vocative single)
    aila (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    aila (vocative single)
    ailā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ailā (nominative single)
  • uk -
  • ukṣ (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    uk (compound)
    uk (adverb)
    uk (nominative single)
    uk (vocative single)
    ukṣ (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    uk (compound)
    uk (adverb)
    uk (nominative single)
    uk (vocative single)
    uk (accusative single)
  • yā' -
  • abhavyam -
  • abhavya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    abhavyam (adverb)
    abhavyam (accusative single)
    abhavya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    abhavyam (adverb)
    abhavyam (nominative single)
    abhavyam (accusative single)
    abhavyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    abhavyam (adverb)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    katham (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    kathā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    katham (adverb)
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    bhavati (adverb)
    bhavati (vocative single)
    bhavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavati (locative single)
    bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavati (present active third single)
  • tuṣṭaye -
  • tuṣṭi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tuṣṭaye (dative single)
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