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 1.26.1

श्रीराम उवाच ।
वृत्तेऽस्मिन्नेवमेतेषां कालादीनां महामुने ।
संसारनाम्नि कैवास्था मादृशानां वदत्विह ॥ १ ॥

śrīrāma uvāca |
vṛtte'sminnevameteṣāṃ kālādīnāṃ mahāmune |
saṃsāranāmni kaivāsthā mādṛśānāṃ vadatviha || 1 ||

Rama said:—Such being the all destructive conduct of time and others (as already described), what confidence, O great sage, can men like me, have upon them?

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 1.26.1). 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: “śrīrāma uvāca”
  • śrīrāma* -
  • śrīrāma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śrīrāmaḥ (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “vṛtte'sminnevameteṣāṃ kālādīnāṃ mahāmune”
  • vṛtte' -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vṛtte (locative single)
    vṛtta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    vṛtte (nominative dual)
    vṛtte (vocative dual)
    vṛtte (accusative dual)
    vṛtte (locative single)
    vṛttā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    vṛtte (nominative dual)
    vṛtte (vocative single)
    vṛtte (vocative dual)
    vṛtte (accusative dual)
    vṛtti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vṛtte (vocative single)
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vṛtte (locative single), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter); (4 der.)
    vṛtte (nominative dual), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛtte (vocative dual), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛtte (accusative dual), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛtte (locative single), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛt -> vṛttā (participle, feminine); (4 der.)
    vṛtte (nominative dual), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛtte (vocative single), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛtte (vocative dual), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛtte (accusative dual), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
  • asminn -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asmin (locative single)
    idam (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    asmin (locative single)
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    evam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (accusative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (nominative single)
    evam (accusative single)
    evā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    evam (adverb)
  • eteṣām -
  • etad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    eteṣām (genitive plural)
    eṣa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    eteṣām (genitive plural)
  • kālād -
  • kālāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kālāt (adverb)
    kālāt (ablative single)
    kāla (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kālāt (adverb)
    kālāt (ablative single)
  • īnām -
  • i (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    īnām (genitive plural)
    ī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    īnām (genitive plural)
    ī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    īnām (genitive plural)
  • mahāmune -
  • mahāmuni (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mahāmune (vocative single)
  • Line 3: “saṃsāranāmni kaivāsthā mādṛśānāṃ vadatviha”
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    saṃsāra (vocative single)
  • nāmni -
  • nāman (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    nāmni (locative single)
  • kai -
  • (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    ka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ka (vocative single)
    (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
  • evās -
  • eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    evāḥ (nominative plural)
    evāḥ (vocative plural)
    evā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    evāḥ (nominative plural)
    evāḥ (vocative plural)
    evāḥ (accusative plural)
  • thā* -
  • tha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    thāḥ (nominative plural)
    thāḥ (vocative plural)
  • mādṛśānām -
  • mādṛśa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mādṛśānām (genitive plural)
    mādṛśa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mādṛśānām (genitive plural)
  • vadatvi -
  • vad (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    vadatu (imperative active third single)
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iha (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.26.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shrirama (srirama, śrīrāma, श्रीराम): defined in 2 categories.
Vritta (vrtta, vṛtta, वृत्त, vṛttā, वृत्ता): defined in 2 categories.
Vritti (vrtti, vṛtti, वृत्ति): defined in 2 categories.
Eva (एव, evā, एवा): defined in 1 categories.
Kala (kāla, काल): defined in 2 categories.
Samsara (saṃsāra, संसार): defined in 2 categories.
Naman (nāman, नामन्): defined in 1 categories.
Ka (क, kā, का): defined in 2 categories.
Tha (थ): defined in 2 categories.

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