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 1.21.4

वासोविलेपनैर्यानि लालितानि पुनः पुनः ।
तान्यङ्गान्यङ्ग लुण्ठन्ति क्रव्यादाः सर्वदेहिनाम् ॥ ४ ॥

vāsovilepanairyāni lālitāni punaḥ punaḥ |
tānyaṅgānyaṅga luṇṭhanti kravyādāḥ sarvadehinām || 4 ||

The bodies of females, that are so covered with clothing and repeatedly besmeared with paints and perfumes, are (at last) devoured by carnivorous.

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 1.21.4). 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: “vāsovilepanairyāni lālitāni punaḥ punaḥ”
  • vāso -
  • vāsas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    vāsaḥ (nominative single)
    vāsaḥ (vocative single)
    vāsaḥ (accusative single)
    vāsu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vāso (vocative single)
    vāsa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vāsaḥ (nominative single)
  • vilepanair -
  • vilepana (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vilepanaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • yāni -
  • yānī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yāni (adverb)
    yāni (vocative single)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    yāni (nominative plural)
    yāni (accusative plural)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    yāni (imperative active first single)
  • lālitāni -
  • lālita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    lālitāni (nominative plural)
    lālitāni (vocative plural)
    lālitāni (accusative plural)
    lal -> lālita (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    lālitāni (nominative plural), from √lal
    lālitāni (vocative plural), from √lal
    lālitāni (accusative plural), from √lal
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
    puna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    punaḥ (nominative single)
    (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
    puna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    punaḥ (nominative single)
    (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “tānyaṅgānyaṅga luṇṭhanti kravyādāḥ sarvadehinām”
  • tānya -
  • ta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tāni (nominative plural)
    tāni (vocative plural)
    tāni (accusative plural)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    tāni (nominative plural)
    tāni (accusative plural)
    tan -> tānya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    tānya (vocative single), from √tan (class 8 verb)
    tan -> tānya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    tānya (vocative single), from √tan (class 8 verb)
    tan -> tānya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    tānya (vocative single), from √tan (class 4 verb)
    tan -> tānya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    tānya (vocative single), from √tan (class 4 verb)
    tan -> tānya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    tānya (vocative single), from √tan (class 1 verb)
    tan -> tānya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    tānya (vocative single), from √tan (class 1 verb)
  • aṅgānya -
  • aṅga (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aṅgāni (nominative plural)
    aṅgāni (vocative plural)
    aṅgāni (accusative plural)
    aṅg (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aṅgāni (imperative active first single)
  • aṅga -
  • aṅga (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aṅga (vocative single)
    aṅga (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aṅga (vocative single)
    aṅg (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aṅga (imperative active second single)
  • Cannot analyse luṇṭhanti*kr
  • kravyādāḥ -
  • kravyāda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kravyādāḥ (nominative plural)
    kravyādāḥ (vocative plural)
    kravyādā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    kravyādāḥ (nominative plural)
    kravyādāḥ (vocative plural)
    kravyādāḥ (accusative plural)
    kravyādas (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kravyādāḥ (nominative single)
  • sarvade -
  • sarvada (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarvade (locative single)
    sarvada (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    sarvade (nominative dual)
    sarvade (vocative dual)
    sarvade (accusative dual)
    sarvade (locative single)
    sarvadā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    sarvade (nominative dual)
    sarvade (vocative single)
    sarvade (vocative dual)
    sarvade (accusative dual)
  • hinā -
  • hina (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    am (adverb)
    am (accusative single)
    ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    am (adverb)
    e (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    am (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 (1.21.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vasas (vāsas, वासस्): defined in 2 categories.
Vasu (vāsu, वासु): defined in 2 categories.
Vasa (vāsa, वास): defined in 2 categories.
Vilepana (विलेपन): defined in 1 categories.
Yat (यत्): defined in 1 categories.
Lalita (lālita, लालित): defined in 2 categories.
Pu (पु, pū, पू): defined in 1 categories.
Ta (त): defined in 2 categories.
Anga (aṅga, अङ्ग): defined in 2 categories.
Kravyada (kravyāda, क्रव्याद, kravyādā, क्रव्यादा): defined in 2 categories.

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