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 1.27.17

इमान्यमूनीहि विभावितानि कार्याण्यपर्यन्तमनोरमाणि ।
जनस्य जायाजनरञ्जनेन जवाज्जरान्तं जरयन्ति चेतः ॥ १७ ॥

imānyamūnīhi vibhāvitāni kāryāṇyaparyantamanoramāṇi |
janasya jāyājanarañjanena javājjarāntaṃ jarayanti cetaḥ || 17 ||

That such and such desirable acts are to be done, are the constant thoughts of men, who desire to please their sons and wives, until they are worn out with age and become crazy in their minds.

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

Idam, Adah, Vibhavita, Karya, Aparyanta, Anu, Rama, Jana, Jaya, Janaranjana, Jarayat, Cetri, Cetas, Ceta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.17). 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: “imānyamūnīhi vibhāvitāni kāryāṇyaparyantamanoramāṇi
  • imānya -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • amūnī -
  • adaḥ (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ihi -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vibhāvitāni -
  • vibhāvita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kāryāṇya -
  • kārya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ], [vocative plural from √kṛ], [accusative plural from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative plural from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • aparyantam -
  • aparyanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aparyanta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aparyantā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anor -
  • anu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ramāṇi -
  • rama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ram (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • Line 2: “janasya jāyājanarañjanena javājjarāntaṃ jarayanti cetaḥ
  • janasya -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    jana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • jāyā -
  • jāyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • janarañjanena -
  • janarañjana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    janarañjana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse javājjarāntam*ja
  • jarayanti -
  • jṝ -> jarayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √jṝ class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √jṝ class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √jṝ class 10 verb], [nominative plural from √jṝ], [vocative plural from √jṝ], [accusative plural from √jṝ]
    jṝ (verb class 10)
    [present active third plural]
    jṝ (verb class 0)
    [present active third plural]
  • cetaḥ -
  • cetas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cetṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ceta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.17

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 1.27.17 in Gujarati sript:
ઇમાન્યમૂનીહિ વિભાવિતાનિ કાર્યાણ્યપર્યન્તમનોરમાણિ ।
જનસ્ય જાયાજનરઞ્જનેન જવાજ્જરાન્તં જરયન્તિ ચેતઃ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 1.27.17 in Telugu sript:
ఇమాన్యమూనీహి విభావితాని కార్యాణ్యపర్యన్తమనోరమాణి ।
జనస్య జాయాజనరఞ్జనేన జవాజ్జరాన్తం జరయన్తి చేతః ॥ ౧౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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