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 1.27.6

शारीरनौश्चर्मनिबन्धबद्धा भवाम्बुधावालुलिता भ्रमन्ती ।
प्रलोड्यते पञ्चभिरिन्द्रियाख्यैरधोभवन्ती मकरैरधीरा ॥ ६ ॥

śārīranauścarmanibandhabaddhā bhavāmbudhāvālulitā bhramantī |
praloḍyate pañcabhirindriyākhyairadhobhavantī makarairadhīrā || 6 ||

Human body is like a vessel covered with skin; and glides over the ocean of the world (without its helmsman of reason). It is tossed about by sensual pleasures, and goes down under the water by the pressure of its whale-like passions.

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

Sharira, Nau, Carma, Carman, Nibandha, Baddha, Bhavambudhi, Alulita, Bhramat, Bhramanti, Pra, Pancan, Indriya, Akhya, Adhah, Adhas, Bhavanti, Bhavat, Makara, Adhira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.6). 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: “śārīranauścarmanibandhabaddhā bhavāmbudhāvālulitā bhramantī
  • śārīra -
  • śārīra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śārīra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nauś -
  • nau (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • carma -
  • carma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    carma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    carman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nibandha -
  • nibandha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nibandha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • baddhā* -
  • baddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    baddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavāmbudhāvā -
  • bhavāmbudhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ālulitā* -
  • ālulita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ālulitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhramantī -
  • bhramantī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    bhramantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhramat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “praloḍyate pañcabhirindriyākhyairadhobhavantī makarairadhīrā
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • loḍyate -
  • loḍ (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • pañcabhir -
  • pañcan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pañcan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • indriyā -
  • indriya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    indriya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    indriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākhyair -
  • ākhya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ākhya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • adho -
  • adhaḥ (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    adhaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhavantī -
  • bhavantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhavanti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • makarair -
  • makara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • adhīrā -
  • adhīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.6

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 1.27.6 in Gujarati sript:
શારીરનૌશ્ચર્મનિબન્ધબદ્ધા ભવામ્બુધાવાલુલિતા ભ્રમન્તી ।
પ્રલોડ્યતે પઞ્ચભિરિન્દ્રિયાખ્યૈરધોભવન્તી મકરૈરધીરા ॥ ૬ ॥

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 1.27.6 in Telugu sript:
శారీరనౌశ్చర్మనిబన్ధబద్ధా భవామ్బుధావాలులితా భ్రమన్తీ ।
ప్రలోడ్యతే పఞ్చభిరిన్ద్రియాఖ్యైరధోభవన్తీ మకరైరధీరా ॥ ౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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