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 1.22.22

जरा ज्योत्स्नोदितैवेयं शिरःशिखरिपृष्ठतः ।
विकासयति संरब्धं वातकासकुमुद्वती ॥ २२ ॥

jarā jyotsnoditaiveyaṃ śiraḥśikharipṛṣṭhataḥ |
vikāsayati saṃrabdhaṃ vātakāsakumudvatī || 22 ||

As moon-beams contribute to the growth of Kumuda flowers on the top of mountains, so does old age produce grey hairs resembling casla flowers on the heads of men.

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 1.22.22). 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: “jarā jyotsnoditaiveyaṃ śiraḥśikharipṛṣṭhataḥ”
  • jarā* -
  • jara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jarāḥ (nominative plural)
    jarāḥ (vocative plural)
    jarā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    jarāḥ (nominative plural)
    jarāḥ (vocative plural)
    jarāḥ (accusative plural)
    jaras (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jarāḥ (nominative single)
    jaras (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jarāḥ (nominative single)
  • jyotsno -
  • jyotsnā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jyotsnā (nominative single)
  • uditai -
  • udita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    udita (vocative single)
    udita (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    udita (vocative single)
    uditā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    uditā (nominative single)
    vad -> udita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    udita (vocative single), from √vad (class 1 verb)
    vad -> udita (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    udita (vocative single), from √vad (class 1 verb)
    vad -> uditā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    uditā (nominative single), from √vad (class 1 verb)
  • aive -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    iyam (nominative single)
    ī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    iyam (accusative single)
    ī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    iyam (accusative single)
    idam (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    iyam (nominative single)
  • śiraḥ -
  • śiras (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    śiraḥ (nominative single)
    śiraḥ (vocative single)
    śiraḥ (accusative single)
    śira (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śiraḥ (nominative single)
  • śikhari -
  • śikharī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    śikhari (adverb)
    śikhari (vocative single)
    śikharin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śikhari (compound)
    śikhari (adverb)
    śikharin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    śikhari (compound)
    śikhari (adverb)
    śikhari (nominative single)
    śikhari (vocative single)
    śikhari (accusative single)
  • pṛṣṭhataḥ -
  • pṛṣṭhataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “vikāsayati saṃrabdhaṃ vātakāsakumudvatī”
  • vikāsa -
  • vikāsa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vikāsa (vocative single)
  • yati -
  • yati (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    yatin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    yati (compound)
    yati (adverb)
    yati (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    yatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yati (adverb)
    yati (vocative single)
    yat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yati (locative single)
    yat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yati (locative single)
    i -> yat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    yati (locative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i -> yat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    yati (locative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i -> yatī (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    yati (vocative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
  • saṃrabdham -
  • saṃrabdham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    saṃrabdha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    saṃrabdham (adverb)
    saṃrabdham (accusative single)
    saṃrabdha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    saṃrabdham (adverb)
    saṃrabdham (nominative single)
    saṃrabdham (accusative single)
    saṃrabdhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    saṃrabdham (adverb)
  • vātakā -
  • vātaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vātaka (vocative single)
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    asa (compound)
  • kumudvatī -
  • kumudvatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kumudvatī (nominative single)
    kumudvat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kumudvatī (nominative dual)
    kumudvatī (vocative dual)
    kumudvatī (accusative dual)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.22.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Jara (जर, jarā, जरा): defined in 2 categories.
Jyotsna (jyotsnā, ज्योत्स्ना): defined in 2 categories.
Udita (उदित, uditā, उदिता): defined in 2 categories.
Iyam (इयम्): defined in 2 categories.
Shiras (siras, śiras, शिरस्): defined in 1 categories.
Shikhari (sikhari, śikharī, शिखरी): defined in 1 categories.
Yat (यत्): defined in 1 categories.
Yati (yatī, यती): defined in 2 categories.
Vataka (vātaka, वातक): defined in 1 categories.
Kumudvati (kumudvatī, कुमुद्वती): defined in 2 categories.

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