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 1.28.27

तमःपङ्कसमालब्धं क्षणमाकाशमण्डलम् ।
क्षण कनकनिष्यन्दकोमलालोकसुन्दरम् ॥ २७ ॥

tamaḥpaṅkasamālabdhaṃ kṣaṇamākāśamaṇḍalam |
kṣaṇa kanakaniṣyandakomalālokasundaram || 27 ||

(The world is as varying) as the face of the skies; it is now as black as dark clay, and in the next moment bright with the golden hues of fair light.

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 1.28.27). 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: “tamaḥpaṅkasamālabdhaṃ kṣaṇamākāśamaṇḍalam”
  • tamaḥ -
  • tamas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    tamaḥ (nominative single)
    tamaḥ (vocative single)
    tamaḥ (accusative single)
    tama (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tamaḥ (nominative single)
  • paṅka -
  • paṅka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paṅka (vocative single)
    paṅka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paṅka (vocative single)
  • samālabdham -
  • samālabdha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    samālabdham (adverb)
    samālabdham (accusative single)
    samālabdha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    samālabdham (adverb)
    samālabdham (nominative single)
    samālabdham (accusative single)
    samālabdhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    samālabdham (adverb)
  • kṣaṇam -
  • kṣaṇam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṣaṇam (adverb)
    kṣaṇam (accusative single)
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kṣaṇam (adverb)
    kṣaṇam (nominative single)
    kṣaṇam (accusative single)
  • ākāśam -
  • ākāśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ākāśam (adverb)
    ākāśam (accusative single)
    ākāśa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ākāśam (adverb)
    ākāśam (nominative single)
    ākāśam (accusative single)
  • aṇḍa -
  • aṇḍa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aṇḍa (vocative single)
  • lam -
  • la (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    lam (adverb)
    lam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    lam (adverb)
    lam (adverb)
  • Line 2: “kṣaṇa kanakaniṣyandakomalālokasundaram”
  • kṣaṇa -
  • kṣaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kṣaṇa (vocative single)
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kṣaṇa (vocative single)
  • kana -
  • kana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kana (vocative single)
    kana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kana (vocative single)
    kan (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    kana (imperative active second single)
  • kaniṣyan -
  • kan -> kaniṣyat (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    kaniṣyan (nominative single), from √kan (class 1 verb)
    kaniṣyan (vocative single), from √kan (class 1 verb)
  • dako -
  • daka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    daka (vocative single)
  • uma -
  • uma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    uma (vocative single)
    u (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    uma (perfect active first plural)
    u (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    uma (perfect active first plural)
    u (verb class 5); (1 der.)
    uma (perfect active first plural)
  • lālo -
  • lāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    lāla (vocative single)
    lāla (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    lāla (vocative single)
    lālā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    lālā (nominative single)
  • uka -
  • uka (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • sundaram -
  • sundaram (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    sundara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sundaram (adverb)
    sundaram (accusative single)
    sundara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sundaram (adverb)
    sundaram (nominative single)
    sundaram (accusative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.28.27). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tama (तम): defined in 2 categories.
Tamas (तमस्): defined in 2 categories.
Kshana (ksana, kṣaṇa, क्षण): defined in 2 categories.
Akasha (akasa, ākāśa, आकाश): defined in 2 categories.
Anda (aṇḍa, अण्ड): defined in 2 categories.
La (ल): defined in 2 categories.
Uma (उम): defined in 2 categories.
Lala (lāla, लाल, lālā, लाला): defined in 2 categories.
Sundara (सुन्दर): defined in 2 categories.

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