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 1.22.34

संसारसंसृतेरस्या गन्धकुट्यां शिरोगता ।
देहयष्ट्यां जरानाम्नी चामरश्रीर्विराजते ॥ ३४ ॥

saṃsārasaṃsṛterasyā gandhakuṭyāṃ śirogatā |
dehayaṣṭyāṃ jarānāmnī cāmaraśrīrvirājate || 34 ||

The tuft of grey hairs on the head of the aged body, represents a white flapper (chowry) fastened to the top of a handle of white sandal wood, to welcome the despot of death.

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 1.22.34). 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: “saṃsārasaṃsṛterasyā gandhakuṭyāṃ śirogatā”
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    saṃsāra (vocative single)
  • saṃsṛter -
  • saṃsṛti (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    saṃsṛteḥ (ablative single)
    saṃsṛteḥ (ablative single)
    saṃsṛteḥ (genitive single)
    saṃsṛteḥ (genitive single)
  • rasyā* -
  • rasya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    rasyāḥ (nominative plural)
    rasyāḥ (vocative plural)
    rasyā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    rasyāḥ (nominative plural)
    rasyāḥ (vocative plural)
    rasyāḥ (accusative plural)
    ras -> rasya (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    rasyāḥ (nominative plural), from √ras (class 10 verb)
    rasyāḥ (vocative plural), from √ras (class 10 verb)
    ras -> rasyā (participle, feminine); (3 der.)
    rasyāḥ (nominative plural), from √ras (class 10 verb)
    rasyāḥ (vocative plural), from √ras (class 10 verb)
    rasyāḥ (accusative plural), from √ras (class 10 verb)
  • gandhakuṭyām -
  • gandhakuṭī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gandhakuṭyām (locative single)
  • śirogatā -
  • śirogatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śirogatā (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “dehayaṣṭyāṃ jarānāmnī cāmaraśrīrvirājate”
  • deha -
  • deha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    deha (vocative single)
    deha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    deha (vocative single)
    dah (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    deha (perfect active second plural)
  • yaṣṭyām -
  • yaṣṭi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yaṣṭyām (locative single)
    yaṣṭī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yaṣṭyām (locative single)
  • jarān -
  • jara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jarān (accusative plural)
  • ām -
  • ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ām (accusative single)
    o (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ām (accusative single)
  • -
  • (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    ni (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (nominative dual)
    (vocative dual)
    (accusative dual)
    ni (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    (nominative dual)
    (vocative dual)
    (accusative dual)
  • cāmara -
  • cāmara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    cāmara (vocative single)
    cāmara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    cāmara (vocative single)
  • śrīr -
  • śrī (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    śrīḥ (nominative single)
    śrīḥ (vocative single)
    śrīḥ (accusative plural)
    śrīḥ (nominative single)
    śrīḥ (vocative single)
    śrīḥ (accusative plural)
    śrī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śrīḥ (nominative single)
    śrīḥ (vocative single)
  • virāja -
  • virāja (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    virāja (vocative single)
    virāja (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    virāja (vocative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.22.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samsara (saṃsāra, संसार): defined in 2 categories.
Samsriti (samsrti, saṃsṛti, संसृति): defined in 1 categories.
Deha (देह): defined in 2 categories.
Yashti (yasti, yaṣṭi, यष्टि, yaṣṭī, यष्टी): defined in 2 categories.
Jara (जर): defined in 2 categories.
Ni (नि): defined in 1 categories.
Camara (cāmara, चामर): defined in 2 categories.
Shri (sri, śrī, श्री): defined in 2 categories.
Viraja (virāja, विराज): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.

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