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 1.21.32

शाखाप्रतानगहना कट्वम्लफलमालिनी ।
सुतालोत्तालतामेति चिन्ता कान्तानुसारिणी ॥ ३२ ॥

śākhāpratānagahanā kaṭvamlaphalamālinī |
sutālottālatāmeti cintā kāntānusāriṇī || 32 ||

Men's longing for women is likened to the creeper called Suta, which stretches its sprigs to a great length, but bears plenty of bitter and sour fruits.

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

Shakha (+2), Pratana (+1), Katu (+1), Ali (+1), Sutala (+2), Tama (+2), Cinta (+2), Kanta (+2), Ari (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.21.32). 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: “śākhāpratānagahanā kaṭvamlaphalamālinī”
  • śākhā -
  • śākhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śākhā (nominative single)
  • pratāna -
  • pratāna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pratāna (vocative single)
  • gahanā -
  • gahanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gahanā (nominative single)
  • kaṭva -
  • kaṭu (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    kaṭū (nominative dual)
    kaṭū (vocative dual)
    kaṭū (accusative dual)
    kaṭu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    kaṭu (nominative single)
    kaṭu (vocative single)
    kaṭu (accusative single)
  • amlaphalam -
  • amlaphala (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    amlaphalam (adverb)
    amlaphalam (accusative single)
    amlaphala (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    amlaphalam (adverb)
    amlaphalam (nominative single)
    amlaphalam (accusative single)
  • ālinī -
  • āli (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ālinī (nominative dual)
    ālinī (vocative dual)
    ālinī (accusative dual)
  • Line 2: “sutālottālatāmeti cintā kāntānusāriṇī”
  • sutālo -
  • sutāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sutāla (vocative single)
  • uttāla -
  • uttāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    uttāla (vocative single)
    uttāla (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    uttāla (vocative single)
  • tāme -
  • tāma (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    tāma (vocative single)
    tāme (locative single)
    tāmi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tāme (vocative single)
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    iti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
  • cintā -
  • cintā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cintā (nominative single)
  • kāntān -
  • kānta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kāntān (accusative plural)
    kam -> kānta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    kāntān (accusative plural), from √kam (class 1 verb)
  • usā -
  • usṛ (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    usā (nominative single)
    usā (nominative single)
  • ariṇī -
  • ari (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ariṇī (nominative dual)
    ariṇī (vocative dual)
    ariṇī (accusative dual)
    arin (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ariṇī (nominative dual)
    ariṇī (vocative dual)
    ariṇī (accusative dual)
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