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.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

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.

Shati (+2), Kuta (+2), Lola (+2), Jagati (+2), Taranga (+1),

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); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ajasra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ajasram (adverb)
    ajasram (accusative single)
    ajasra (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ajasram (adverb)
    ajasram (nominative single)
    ajasram (accusative single)
    ajasrā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ajasram (adverb)
  • āgacch -
  • ag (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    āgat (imperfect active third single)
  • śati -
  • śatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    śati (adverb)
    śati (vocative single)
    śatin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śati (compound)
    śati (adverb)
    śatin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    śati (compound)
    śati (adverb)
    śati (nominative single)
    śati (vocative single)
    śati (accusative single)
  • satvarai -
  • satvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    satvara (vocative single)
    satvara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    satvara (vocative single)
    satvarā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    satvarā (nominative single)
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    evam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (accusative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (nominative single)
    evam (accusative single)
    evā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    evam (adverb)
  • anāratam -
  • anāratam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    anārata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    anāratam (adverb)
    anāratam (accusative single)
    anārata (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    anāratam (adverb)
    anāratam (nominative single)
    anāratam (accusative single)
    anāratā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    anāratam (adverb)
  • gacchati -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gacchati (locative single)
    gacchat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    gacchati (locative single)
    gam (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    gacchati (present active third single)
  • satvarai -
  • satvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    satvara (vocative single)
    satvara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    satvara (vocative single)
    satvarā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    satvarā (nominative single)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • Line 2: “kuto'pi lolā janatā jagatyāṃ taraṅgamālā kṣaṇabhaṅgureva”
  • kuto' -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kutaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kuta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kutaḥ (nominative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • lolā* -
  • lola (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    lolāḥ (nominative plural)
    lolāḥ (vocative plural)
    lolā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    lolāḥ (nominative plural)
    lolāḥ (vocative plural)
    lolāḥ (accusative plural)
  • janatā* -
  • janatā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    janatāḥ (nominative plural)
    janatāḥ (vocative plural)
    janatāḥ (accusative plural)
  • jagatyām -
  • jagatī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jagatyām (locative single)
  • taraṅgam -
  • taraṅga (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    taraṅgam (adverb)
    taraṅgam (accusative single)
  • ālā -
  • kṣaṇabhaṅgure -
  • kṣaṇabhaṅgura (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgura (vocative single)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (locative single)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgura (noun, neuter); (6 der.)
    (compound)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (nominative dual)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgura (vocative single)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (vocative dual)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (accusative dual)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (locative single)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgurā (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgurā (nominative single)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (nominative dual)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (vocative single)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (vocative dual)
    kṣaṇabhaṅgure (accusative dual)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
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