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 1.28.31

आपदः क्षणमायान्ति क्षणमायान्ति संपदः ।
क्षणं जन्म क्षणं मृत्युर्मुने किमिव न क्षणम् ॥ ३१ ॥

āpadaḥ kṣaṇamāyānti kṣaṇamāyānti saṃpadaḥ |
kṣaṇaṃ janma kṣaṇaṃ mṛtyurmune kimiva na kṣaṇam || 31 ||

What is the nature of this world, where we are overtaken by adversity at one moment, and elated by prosperity at another, where one is born at a time, and dies away at another?

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

Kshana (+2), Aya (+2), Sampad (+1), Janma (+2), Janman (+1), Mrityu (+2), Muni (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.28.31). 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: “āpadaḥ kṣaṇamāyānti kṣaṇamāyānti saṃpadaḥ”
  • āpadaḥ -
  • āpad (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    āpadaḥ (nominative plural)
    āpadaḥ (vocative plural)
    āpadaḥ (accusative plural)
    āpadaḥ (ablative single)
    āpadaḥ (genitive single)
  • 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)
  • āyā -
  • āya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āya (vocative single)
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    āya (dative single)
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    anti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    antī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    anti (adverb)
    anti (vocative single)
  • 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)
  • āyā -
  • āya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āya (vocative single)
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    āya (dative single)
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    anti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    antī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    anti (adverb)
    anti (vocative single)
  • sampadaḥ -
  • sampad (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    sampadaḥ (nominative plural)
    sampadaḥ (vocative plural)
    sampadaḥ (accusative plural)
    sampadaḥ (ablative single)
    sampadaḥ (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “kṣaṇaṃ janma kṣaṇaṃ mṛtyurmune kimiva na kṣaṇam”
  • 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)
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    janma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    janma (vocative single)
    janman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    janma (compound)
    janma (adverb)
    janma (nominative single)
    janma (vocative single)
    janma (accusative single)
  • 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)
  • mṛtyur -
  • mṛtyu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mṛtyuḥ (nominative single)
  • mune -
  • muni (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mune (vocative single)
    (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mune (dative single)
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kim (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (accusative single)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
  • 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)
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