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 1.25.29

व्यवहारमहावर्ता सुखदुःखपरम्परा ।
रजःपूर्णतमःश्यामा रोमाली तस्य राजते ॥ २९ ॥

vyavahāramahāvartā sukhaduḥkhaparamparā |
rajaḥpūrṇatamaḥśyāmā romālī tasya rājate || 29 ||

The great vortices of customs, the successions of joy and grief, the excess of pride and the darkness of passions, form the streaks of hair on his body.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.25.29). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vyavaharam, Vyavahara, Rita, Sukhaduhkha, Parampara, Raja, Rajas, Shyama, Romali, Tad, Rajata, Rajat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.25.29). 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: “vyavahāramahāvartā sukhaduḥkhaparamparā
  • vyavahāram -
  • vyavahāram (indeclinable)
    vyavahāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ahāvar -
  • (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first dual], [aorist active first dual]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active first dual]
  • ṛtā -
  • ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sukhaduḥkha -
  • sukhaduḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paramparā -
  • paramparā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “rajaḥpūrṇatamaḥśyāmā romālī tasya rājate
  • rajaḥ -
  • rajas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rajas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    raja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūrṇatam -
  • pūrṇatā (noun, feminine)
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • śyāmā* -
  • śyāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śyāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • romālī -
  • romālī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rājate -
  • rājatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rājata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.25.29

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.25.29 in Gujarati sript:
વ્યવહારમહાવર્તા સુખદુઃખપરમ્પરા ।
રજઃપૂર્ણતમઃશ્યામા રોમાલી તસ્ય રાજતે ॥ ૨૯ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 1.25.29 in Telugu sript:
వ్యవహారమహావర్తా సుఖదుఃఖపరమ్పరా ।
రజఃపూర్ణతమఃశ్యామా రోమాలీ తస్య రాజతే ॥ ౨౯ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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