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 1.21.23

सर्वेषां दोषरत्नानां सुसमुद्गिकयाऽनया ।
दुःखशृङ्खलया नित्यमलमस्तु मम स्त्रिया ॥ २३ ॥

sarveṣāṃ doṣaratnānāṃ susamudgikayā'nayā |
duḥkhaśṛṅkhalayā nityamalamastu mama striyā || 23 ||

A woman is the casket of all gems of vice (Pandora's box), she is the cause of the chain of our everlasting misery, and is of no use to me.

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 1.21.23). 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: “sarveṣāṃ doṣaratnānāṃ susamudgikayā'nayā”
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarveṣām (genitive plural)
    sarva (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sarveṣām (genitive plural)
  • doṣa -
  • doṣa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    doṣa (vocative single)
    doṣan (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    doṣa (compound)
  • ratnānām -
  • ratna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ratnānām (genitive plural)
    ratna (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ratnānām (genitive plural)
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    su (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (nominative single)
    su (vocative single)
    su (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    so (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    su (adverb)
  • samud -
  • samud (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    samut (compound)
    samut (adverb)
    samut (nominative single)
    samut (vocative single)
    samud (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    samut (compound)
    samut (adverb)
    samut (nominative single)
    samut (vocative single)
    samut (accusative single)
  • gi -
  • (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gi (adverb)
  • kayā' -
  • anayā -
  • iyam (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    anayā (instrumental single)
    idam (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    anayā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “duḥkhaśṛṅkhalayā nityamalamastu mama striyā”
  • duḥkha -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duḥkha (vocative single)
    duḥkha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duḥkha (vocative single)
  • śṛṅkhalayā -
  • śṛṅkhalā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śṛṅkhalayā (instrumental single)
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
    nityam (accusative single)
    nitya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
    nityam (nominative single)
    nityam (accusative single)
    nityā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
  • alam -
  • alam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ala (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    alam (adverb)
    alam (nominative single)
    alam (accusative single)
  • astu -
  • as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    astu (imperative active third single)
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    mama (genitive single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
    (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
    (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
    (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    mama (perfect active second plural)
  • striyā -
  • strī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    striyā (instrumental single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.21.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dosha (dosa, doṣa, दोष): defined in 2 categories.
Ratna (रत्न): defined in 2 categories.
Iyam (इयम्): defined in 2 categories.
Duhkha (duḥkha, दुःख): defined in 2 categories.
Shrinkhala (srnkhala, śṛṅkhalā, शृङ्खला): defined in 1 categories.
Nitya (नित्य): defined in 2 categories.
Ala (अल): defined in 1 categories.
Asmad (अस्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Stri (strī, स्त्री): defined in 2 categories.

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