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 1.27.23

अजस्रमागच्छति सत्वरैवमनारतं गच्छति सत्वरैव ।
कुतोऽपि लोला जनता जगत्यां तरङ्गमाला क्षणभङ्गुरेव ॥ २३ ॥

ajasramāgacchati satvaraivamanārataṃ gacchati satvaraiva |
kuto'pi lolā janatā jagatyāṃ taraṅgamālā kṣaṇabhaṅgureva || 23 ||

The multitude of people on earth, is ever seen to appear in and disappear from it as fast as the passing waves of the sea, but who can tell whence they come and whither they return.

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

Ajasram, Ajasra, Shati, Shatin, Satvara, Evam, Eva, Anaratam, Anarata, Gacchat, Kutah, Kuta, Api, Lola, Janata, Jagati, Taranga, Kshanabhangura, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.23). 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: “ajasramāgacchati satvaraivamanārataṃ gacchati satvaraiva
  • ajasram -
  • ajasram (indeclinable)
    ajasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ajasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ajasrā (noun, feminine)
  • āgacch -
  • ag (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • śati -
  • śatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śatin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śatin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • satvarai -
  • satvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satvarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • anāratam -
  • anāratam (indeclinable)
    anārata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anārata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anāratā (noun, feminine)
  • gacchati -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • satvarai -
  • satvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    satvarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • Line 2: “kuto'pi lolā janatā jagatyāṃ taraṅgamālā kṣaṇabhaṅgureva
  • kuto' -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • lolā* -
  • lola (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    lolā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • janatā* -
  • janatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jagatyām -
  • jagatī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • taraṅgam -
  • taraṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    taraṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ālā -
  • kṣaṇabhaṅgure -
  • kṣaṇabhaṅgura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    kṣaṇabhaṅgura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṣaṇabhaṅgurā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.23

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 1.27.23 in Gujarati sript:
અજસ્રમાગચ્છતિ સત્વરૈવમનારતં ગચ્છતિ સત્વરૈવ ।
કુતોઽપિ લોલા જનતા જગત્યાં તરઙ્ગમાલા ક્ષણભઙ્ગુરેવ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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 1.27.23 in Telugu sript:
అజస్రమాగచ్ఛతి సత్వరైవమనారతం గచ్ఛతి సత్వరైవ ।
కుతోఽపి లోలా జనతా జగత్యాం తరఙ్గమాలా క్షణభఙ్గురేవ ॥ ౨౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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