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 1.28.20

रचयन्रश्मिजालेन रात्र्यहानि पुनःपुनः ।
अतिवाह्य रविः कालो विनाशावधिमीक्षते ॥ २० ॥

racayanraśmijālena rātryahāni punaḥpunaḥ |
ativāhya raviḥ kālo vināśāvadhimīkṣate || 20 ||

The sun displays every thing to light by his rays, and watches over the rotations of days and nights, to witness like time the dissolution of all things.

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

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.28.20). 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: “racayanraśmijālena rātryahāni punaḥpunaḥ”
  • racayan -
  • rac -> racayat (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    racayan (nominative single), from √rac (class 10 verb)
    racayan (vocative single), from √rac (class 10 verb)
  • raśmijālena -
  • raśmijāla (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    raśmijālena (instrumental single)
  • rātrya -
  • rātrī (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    rātri (adverb)
    rātrī (nominative single)
    rātri (vocative single)
  • ahāni -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ahāni (nominative plural)
    ahāni (vocative plural)
    ahāni (accusative plural)
    ahan (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ahāni (nominative plural)
    ahāni (vocative plural)
    ahāni (accusative plural)
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
    puna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    punaḥ (nominative single)
    (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
    puna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    punaḥ (nominative single)
    (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “ativāhya raviḥ kālo vināśāvadhimīkṣate”
  • ativāhya -
  • ativāhya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ativāhya (vocative single)
    ativāhya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ativāhya (vocative single)
  • raviḥ -
  • ravi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    raviḥ (nominative single)
  • kālo* -
  • kāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kālaḥ (nominative single)
  • vināśāva -
  • vināśa (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vināśau (nominative dual)
    vināśau (vocative dual)
    vināśau (accusative dual)
  • adhim -
  • adhi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    adhim (accusative single)
    adhi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    adhim (accusative single)
  • īkṣate -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    īkṣate (present middle third single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.28.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ratri (rātrī, रात्री): defined in 2 categories.
Aha (अह): defined in 2 categories.
Ahan (अहन्): defined in 1 categories.
Pu (पु, pū, पू): defined in 1 categories.
Ravi (रवि): defined in 2 categories.
Kala (kāla, काल): defined in 2 categories.
Vinasha (vinasa, vināśa, विनाश): defined in 1 categories.
Adhi (अधि): defined in 1 categories.

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