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 1.27.37

आदातुमिच्छन्पदमुत्तमानां स्वचेतसैवापहतोऽद्य लोकः ।
पतत्यशङ्कं पशुरद्रिकूटादानीलवल्लीफलवाञ्छयैव ॥ ३७ ॥

ādātumicchanpadamuttamānāṃ svacetasaivāpahato'dya lokaḥ |
patatyaśaṅkaṃ paśuradrikūṭādānīlavallīphalavāñchayaiva || 37 ||

People are still deluded in their minds in wishing to attain the state of their superiors; but they fall down still lower like beasts (goats) from the top of a hill, in wishing to lay hold on the fruits of a verdant creeper out of their reach.

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

Ada, Icchat, Pada, Uttama, Svacetas, Apahata, Adya, Loka, Patat, Ashankam, Ashanka, Pashu, Adrikuta, Anila, Valli, Phalavat, Shaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.37). 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: “ādātumicchanpadamuttamānāṃ svacetasaivāpahato'dya lokaḥ
  • ādāt -
  • āda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    āda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • icchan -
  • iṣ -> icchat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √iṣ class 6 verb], [vocative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uttamānām -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • svacetasai -
  • svacetas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aivā -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • apahato' -
  • apahata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    adya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lokaḥ -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “patatyaśaṅkaṃ paśuradrikūṭādānīlavallīphalavāñchayaiva
  • patatya -
  • patat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    patat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pat -> patat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [locative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • aśaṅkam -
  • aśaṅkam (indeclinable)
    aśaṅka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aśaṅka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aśaṅkā (noun, feminine)
  • paśur -
  • paśu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adrikūṭād -
  • adrikūṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    adrikūṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ānīla -
  • ānīla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ānīla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vallī -
  • vallī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    valli (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • phalavāñch -
  • phalavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śayai -
  • śaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śī (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single]
    śī (verb class 2)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.27.37

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 1.27.37 in Gujarati sript:
આદાતુમિચ્છન્પદમુત્તમાનાં સ્વચેતસૈવાપહતોઽદ્ય લોકઃ ।
પતત્યશઙ્કં પશુરદ્રિકૂટાદાનીલવલ્લીફલવાઞ્છયૈવ ॥ ૩૭ ॥

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 1.27.37 in Telugu sript:
ఆదాతుమిచ్ఛన్పదముత్తమానాం స్వచేతసైవాపహతోఽద్య లోకః ।
పతత్యశఙ్కం పశురద్రికూటాదానీలవల్లీఫలవాఞ్ఛయైవ ॥ ౩౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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