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 1.28.39

इतश्चान्यदितश्चान्यदितश्चान्यदयं विधिः ।
रचयन्वस्तुनायाति खेदं लीलास्विवार्भकः ॥ ३९ ॥

itaścānyaditaścānyaditaścānyadayaṃ vidhiḥ |
racayanvastunāyāti khedaṃ līlāsvivārbhakaḥ || 39 ||

The creator who is ever turning one thing into another in his work of creation, is like a child who makes and breaks his doll without concern.

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

Vidhi (+3), Vastu (+2), Kheda (+1), Lila (+2), Arbhaka (+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 1.28.39). 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: “itaścānyaditaścānyaditaścānyadayaṃ vidhiḥ”
  • itaś -
  • itaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    itaḥ (nominative single)
    i -> ita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    itaḥ (nominative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    itaḥ (present active third dual)
  • cānya -
  • cam -> cānya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cam
    cam -> cānya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cam
  • ditaś -
  • dita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ditaḥ (nominative single)
  • cānya -
  • cam -> cānya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cam
    cam -> cānya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cam
  • ditaś -
  • dita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ditaḥ (nominative single)
  • cānya -
  • cam -> cānya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cam
    cam -> cānya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cam
    ca (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    cāni (nominative plural)
    cāni (vocative plural)
    cāni (accusative plural)
  • adayam -
  • adayam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    adaya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    adayam (adverb)
    adayam (accusative single)
    adaya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    adayam (adverb)
    adayam (nominative single)
    adayam (accusative single)
    adayā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    adayam (adverb)
    de (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    adayam (imperfect active first single)
  • vidhiḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vidhiḥ (nominative single)
    vidhi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vidhiḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “racayanvastunāyāti khedaṃ līlāsvivārbhakaḥ”
  • racayan -
  • rac -> racayat (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    racayan (nominative single), from √rac (class 10 verb)
    racayan (vocative single), from √rac (class 10 verb)
  • vastunā -
  • vastu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    vastunā (instrumental single)
    vastunā (instrumental single)
  • āyāti -
  • āyāti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    āyāti (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • khedam -
  • kheda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    khedam (adverb)
    khedam (accusative single)
    khedā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    khedam (adverb)
  • līlāsvi -
  • līlā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    līlāsu (locative plural)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • arbhakaḥ -
  • arbhaka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    arbhakaḥ (nominative single)
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