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 1.21.8

आपातरमणीयत्वं कल्पते केवलं स्त्रियाः ।
मन्ये तदपि नास्त्यत्र मुने मोहैककारणम् ॥ ८ ॥

āpātaramaṇīyatvaṃ kalpate kevalaṃ striyāḥ |
manye tadapi nāstyatra mune mohaikakāraṇam || 8 ||

A woman is charming only for a short time, and does not long last to be so. I look upon her merely as a cause of delusion.

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 1.21.8). 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: “āpātaramaṇīyatvaṃ kalpate kevalaṃ striyāḥ”
  • āpāta -
  • āpāta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āpāta (vocative single)
  • ramaṇīyatvam -
  • ramaṇīyatva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ramaṇīyatvam (adverb)
    ramaṇīyatvam (nominative single)
    ramaṇīyatvam (accusative single)
  • kalpate -
  • kalpatā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    kalpate (nominative dual)
    kalpate (vocative single)
    kalpate (vocative dual)
    kalpate (accusative dual)
    kḷp (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    kalpate (present middle third single)
  • kevalam -
  • kevalam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kevala (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kevalam (adverb)
    kevalam (accusative single)
    kevala (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kevalam (adverb)
    kevalam (nominative single)
    kevalam (accusative single)
    kevalā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kevalam (adverb)
  • striyāḥ -
  • strī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    striyāḥ (ablative single)
    striyāḥ (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “manye tadapi nāstyatra mune mohaikakāraṇam”
  • manye -
  • manya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    manye (locative single)
    manya (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    manye (nominative dual)
    manye (vocative dual)
    manye (accusative dual)
    manye (locative single)
    manyā (noun, feminine); (8 der.)
    manye (nominative dual)
    manye (vocative single)
    manye (vocative dual)
    manye (accusative dual)
    manye (nominative dual)
    manye (vocative single)
    manye (vocative dual)
    manye (accusative dual)
    man (verb class 4); (2 der.)
    manye (present middle first single)
    manye (present passive first single)
    man (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    manye (present passive first single)
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • nāstya -
  • nāsti (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    atra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    atra (vocative single)
    atra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    atra (vocative single)
  • mune -
  • muni (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mune (vocative single)
    (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mune (dative single)
  • mohai -
  • moha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    moha (vocative single)
  • ekakā -
  • ekaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ekaka (vocative single)
    ekaka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ekaka (vocative single)
    ekakā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ekakā (nominative single)
    ekakā (nominative single)
  • araṇam -
  • araṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    araṇam (adverb)
    araṇam (accusative single)
    araṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    araṇam (adverb)
    araṇam (nominative single)
    araṇam (accusative single)
    araṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    araṇam (adverb)
    raṇ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    araṇam (imperfect active first single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.21.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kevala (केवल): defined in 2 categories.
Stri (strī, स्त्री): defined in 2 categories.
Manya (मन्य, manyā, मन्या): defined in 1 categories.
Ap (अप्): defined in 2 categories.
Muni (मुनि): defined in 2 categories.
Moha (मोह): defined in 2 categories.
Ekaka (एकक, ekakā, एकका): defined in 1 categories.

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