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 1.22.23

परिपक्वं समालोक्य जराक्षारविधूसरम् ।
शिरःकूष्माण्डकं भुङ्क्ते पुंसां कालः किलेश्वरः ॥ २३ ॥

paripakvaṃ samālokya jarākṣāravidhūsaram |
śiraḥkūṣmāṇḍakaṃ bhuṅkte puṃsāṃ kālaḥ kileśvaraḥ || 23 ||

Death the lord of all beings, views the grey head of a man as a ripe pumpkin seasoned with the salt of old age, and devours it with zest.

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 1.22.23). 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: “paripakvaṃ samālokya jarākṣāravidhūsaram”
  • paripakvam -
  • paripakva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    paripakvam (adverb)
    paripakvam (accusative single)
    paripakva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    paripakvam (adverb)
    paripakvam (nominative single)
    paripakvam (accusative single)
    paripakvā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    paripakvam (adverb)
  • samālokya -
  • samālokya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    samālokya (vocative single)
  • jarā -
  • jara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jara (vocative single)
    jara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    jara (vocative single)
    jarā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    jarā (nominative single)
    jarā (nominative single)
    jṛ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    jara (imperative active second single)
    jṝ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    jara (imperative active second single)
  • akṣāra -
  • akṣāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    akṣāra (vocative single)
    akṣāra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    akṣāra (vocative single)
  • vidhūsaram -
  • vidhūsara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vidhūsaram (adverb)
    vidhūsaram (accusative single)
    vidhūsara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vidhūsaram (adverb)
    vidhūsaram (nominative single)
    vidhūsaram (accusative single)
    vidhūsarā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vidhūsaram (adverb)
  • Line 2: “śiraḥkūṣmāṇḍakaṃ bhuṅkte puṃsāṃ kālaḥ kileśvaraḥ”
  • śiraḥ -
  • śiras (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    śiraḥ (nominative single)
    śiraḥ (vocative single)
    śiraḥ (accusative single)
    śira (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śiraḥ (nominative single)
  • kūṣmāṇḍa -
  • kūṣmāṇḍa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kūṣmāṇḍa (vocative single)
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    kam (adverb)
    kam (adverb)
    kam (nominative single)
    kam (accusative single)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kam (accusative single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kam (accusative single)
    kam (accusative single)
  • bhuṅkte -
  • bhuj (verb class 7); (1 der.)
    bhuṅkte (present middle third single)
  • puṃsām -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    puṃsām (genitive plural)
  • kālaḥ -
  • kāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kālaḥ (nominative single)
  • kile -
  • kila (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    kila (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    kila (vocative single)
    kile (locative single)
    kil (verb class 6); (2 der.)
    kile (present middle first single)
    kila (imperative active second single)
  • īśvaraḥ -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    īśvaraḥ (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.22.23). 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.
Akshara (aksara, akṣāra, अक्षार): defined in 2 categories.
Shiras (siras, śiras, शिरस्): defined in 1 categories.
Kushmanda (kusmanda, kūṣmāṇḍa, कूष्माण्ड): defined in 2 categories.
Ka (क): defined in 2 categories.
Pums (puṃs, पुंस्): defined in 1 categories.
Kala (kāla, काल): defined in 2 categories.
Kila (किल): defined in 1 categories.
Ishvara (isvara, īśvara, ईश्वर): defined in 2 categories.

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