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 1.27.18

पर्णानि जीर्णानि यथा तरूणां समेत्य जन्माशु लयं प्रयान्ति ।
तथैव लोकाः स्वविवेकहीनाः समेत्य गच्छन्ति कुतोऽप्यहोभिः ॥ १८ ॥

parṇāni jīrṇāni yathā tarūṇāṃ sametya janmāśu layaṃ prayānti |
tathaiva lokāḥ svavivekahīnāḥ sametya gacchanti kuto'pyahobhiḥ || 18 ||

Like leaves on trees that grow to fall, and falling make room for others to shoot forth, are those men who devoid of reason, die away daily to be born again.

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

Parna, Jirna, Yatha, Taru, Janma, Janman, Ashu, Laya, Pra, Praya, Anti, Tatha, Loka, Sva, Svan, Aviveka, Hina, Gacchat, Kutah, Kuta, Api, Apya, Ahan,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.18). 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: “parṇāni jīrṇāni yathā tarūṇāṃ sametya janmāśu layaṃ prayānti
  • parṇāni -
  • parṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jīrṇāni -
  • jīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    jṝ -> jīrṇa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √jṝ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √jṝ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √jṝ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √jṝ class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √jṝ class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √jṝ class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √jṝ class 9 verb], [vocative plural from √jṝ class 9 verb], [accusative plural from √jṝ class 9 verb]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tarūṇām -
  • taru (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    taru (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    taru (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • samet -
  • sam (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • ya -
  • janmā -
  • janma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    janma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āśu -
  • āśu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    āśu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    āśu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āśu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āśu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • layam -
  • laya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    laya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    layā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prayā -
  • prā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    prayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “tathaiva lokāḥ svavivekahīnāḥ sametya gacchanti kuto'pyahobhiḥ
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • lokāḥ -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sva -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aviveka -
  • aviveka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hīnāḥ -
  • hīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    hīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> hīna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 3 verb]
    -> hīnā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √ class 3 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 3 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 3 verb]
  • samet -
  • sam (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • ya -
  • gacchanti -
  • gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • kuto' -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ahobhiḥ -
  • ahan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.18

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 1.27.18 in Gujarati sript:
પર્ણાનિ જીર્ણાનિ યથા તરૂણાં સમેત્ય જન્માશુ લયં પ્રયાન્તિ ।
તથૈવ લોકાઃ સ્વવિવેકહીનાઃ સમેત્ય ગચ્છન્તિ કુતોઽપ્યહોભિઃ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 1.27.18 in Telugu sript:
పర్ణాని జీర్ణాని యథా తరూణాం సమేత్య జన్మాశు లయం ప్రయాన్తి ।
తథైవ లోకాః స్వవివేకహీనాః సమేత్య గచ్ఛన్తి కుతోఽప్యహోభిః ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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