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 1.19.19

स्तोकेन वशमायाति स्तोकेनैति विकारिताम् ।
अमेध्य एव रमते बालः कौलेयको यथा ॥ १९ ॥

stokena vaśamāyāti stokenaiti vikāritām |
amedhya eva ramate bālaḥ kauleyako yathā || 19 ||

A boy like a dog, is as easily tamed as he is irritated at a little, and he is as glad to lie in the dust, as to play with dirt.

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

Stoka, Vasha, Ayat, Vikarita, Amedhya, Eva, Ramati, Ramat, Bala, Kauleyaka, Yatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.19.19). 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: “stokena vaśamāyāti stokenaiti vikāritām
  • stokena -
  • stoka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    stoka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vaśam -
  • vaśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vaśā (noun, feminine)
  • āyāti -
  • āyāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • stokenai -
  • stoka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    stoka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • eti -
  • eti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • vikāritām -
  • vikāritā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “amedhya eva ramate bālaḥ kauleyako yathā
  • amedhya* -
  • amedhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ramate -
  • ramati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ramati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ram -> ramat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram -> ramat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √ram class 1 verb]
    ram (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • bālaḥ -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kauleyako* -
  • kauleyaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.19.19

Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.19.19 in Gujarati sript:
સ્તોકેન વશમાયાતિ સ્તોકેનૈતિ વિકારિતામ્ ।
અમેધ્ય એવ રમતે બાલઃ કૌલેયકો યથા ॥ ૧૯ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 1.19.19 in Telugu sript:
స్తోకేన వశమాయాతి స్తోకేనైతి వికారితామ్ ।
అమేధ్య ఏవ రమతే బాలః కౌలేయకో యథా ॥ ౧౯ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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