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 1.26.14

वस्त्ववस्तुतया ज्ञातं दत्तं चित्तमहंकृतौ ।
अभाववेधिता भावा भावान्तो नाधिगम्यते ॥ १४ ॥

vastvavastutayā jñātaṃ dattaṃ cittamahaṃkṛtau |
abhāvavedhitā bhāvā bhāvānto nādhigamyate || 14 ||

Things that are not real, are believed as real, and have become the cause of our pride, by hardening us in untruth, and keeping us from the light of truth.

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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 (1.26.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vastu, Avastuta, Jnata, Datta, Citta, Ahankrita, Ahankriti, Abhava, Vedhita, Bhava, Bhavat, Tas, Nri, Adhigamya, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.26.14). 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: “vastvavastutayā jñātaṃ dattaṃ cittamahaṃkṛtau
  • vastva -
  • vastu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vastu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • avastutayā -
  • avastutā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • jñātam -
  • jñāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jñāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñātā (noun, feminine)
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jñā class 9 verb], [accusative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • dattam -
  • datta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    datta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dattā (noun, feminine)
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • cittam -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    cit (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • ahaṅkṛtau -
  • ahaṅkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ahaṅkṛti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “abhāvavedhitā bhāvā bhāvānto nādhigamyate
  • abhāva -
  • abhāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • vedhitā* -
  • vedhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vedhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhāvā* -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhāvān -
  • bhāvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhāva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • to* -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhigamya -
  • adhigamya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adhigamya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.26.14

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 1.26.14 in Gujarati sript:
વસ્ત્વવસ્તુતયા જ્ઞાતં દત્તં ચિત્તમહંકૃતૌ ।
અભાવવેધિતા ભાવા ભાવાન્તો નાધિગમ્યતે ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 1.26.14 in Telugu sript:
వస్త్వవస్తుతయా జ్ఞాతం దత్తం చిత్తమహంకృతౌ ।
అభావవేధితా భావా భావాన్తో నాధిగమ్యతే ॥ ౧౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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