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 1.21.5

श्मशानेषु दिगन्तेषु स एव ललनास्तनः ।
श्वभिरास्वाद्यते काले लघुपिण्ड इवान्धसः ॥ ५ ॥

śmaśāneṣu diganteṣu sa eva lalanāstanaḥ |
śvabhirāsvādyate kāle laghupiṇḍa ivāndhasaḥ || 5 ||

The breasts of women decorated with strings of pearl, appear as charming as the pinnacles of Sumeru, washed by the waters of Ganges falling upon them.

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 1.21.5). 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: “śmaśāneṣu diganteṣu sa eva lalanāstanaḥ”
  • śmaśāneṣu -
  • śmaśāna (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    śmaśāneṣu (locative plural)
  • diganteṣu -
  • diganta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    diganteṣu (locative plural)
    diganta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    diganteṣu (locative plural)
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saḥ (nominative single)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • lalanās -
  • lalana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    lalanāḥ (nominative plural)
    lalanāḥ (vocative plural)
    lalanā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    lalanāḥ (nominative plural)
    lalanāḥ (vocative plural)
    lalanāḥ (accusative plural)
  • tanaḥ -
  • tanas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    tanaḥ (nominative single)
    tanaḥ (vocative single)
    tanaḥ (accusative single)
  • Line 2: “śvabhirāsvādyate kāle laghupiṇḍa ivāndhasaḥ”
  • śvabhir -
  • śvan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śvabhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • āsvādya -
  • āsvādya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āsvādya (vocative single)
    āsvādya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āsvādya (vocative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kāle (locative single)
    kāla (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    kāle (nominative dual)
    kāle (vocative dual)
    kāle (accusative dual)
    kāle (locative single)
    kālā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    kāle (nominative dual)
    kāle (vocative single)
    kāle (vocative dual)
    kāle (accusative dual)
  • laghu -
  • laghu (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    laghu (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    laghu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    laghu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    laghu (nominative single)
    laghu (vocative single)
    laghu (accusative single)
  • piṇḍa* -
  • piṇḍa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    piṇḍaḥ (nominative single)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • andhasaḥ -
  • andhas (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    andhasaḥ (ablative single)
    andhasaḥ (genitive single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.21.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shmashana (smasana, śmaśāna, श्मशान): defined in 2 categories.
Eva (एव): defined in 1 categories.
Lalana (ललन, lalanā, ललना): defined in 1 categories.
Shvan (svan, śvan, श्वन्): defined in 1 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Kala (kāla, काल, kālā, काला): defined in 2 categories.
Laghu (लघु): defined in 2 categories.
Pinda (piṇḍa, पिण्ड): defined in 2 categories.

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