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 1.20.22

नाशायैव मदार्तस्य दोषमौक्तिकधारिणः ।
अभिमानमहेभस्य नित्यालानं हि यौवनम् ॥ २२ ॥

nāśāyaiva madārtasya doṣamauktikadhāriṇaḥ |
abhimānamahebhasya nityālānaṃ hi yauvanam || 22 ||

Youth is the stake of haughty self-esteem, as the rack is for the immolation of the elephant giddy with its frontal pearl.

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

Nasha, Mada, Arta, Dosha, Dhari, Dharin, Abhimana, Ahe, Aha, Ahi, Ibha, Nitya, Alana, Yauvana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.20.22). 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: “nāśāyaiva madārtasya doṣamauktikadhāriṇaḥ
  • nāśāyai -
  • nāśa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • madā -
  • mada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    madā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ārtasya -
  • ārta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ārta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • doṣam -
  • doṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    doṣā (noun, feminine)
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ukti -
  • ukti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • ka -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhāriṇaḥ -
  • dhāri (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhārin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “abhimānamahebhasya nityālānaṃ hi yauvanam
  • abhimānam -
  • abhimāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ahe -
  • ahe (indeclinable)
    aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ahi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ibhasya -
  • ibha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • nityā -
  • nitya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ālānam -
  • ālāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ālāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yauvanam -
  • yauvana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.20.22

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.20.22 in Gujarati sript:
નાશાયૈવ મદાર્તસ્ય દોષમૌક્તિકધારિણઃ ।
અભિમાનમહેભસ્ય નિત્યાલાનં હિ યૌવનમ્ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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 1.20.22 in Telugu sript:
నాశాయైవ మదార్తస్య దోషమౌక్తికధారిణః ।
అభిమానమహేభస్య నిత్యాలానం హి యౌవనమ్ ॥ ౨౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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