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 1.29.12

अद्य चेत्स्वच्छया बुद्ध्या मुनीन्द्र न चिकित्स्यते ।
भूयश्चित्तचिकित्सायास्तत्किलावसरः कुतः ॥ १२ ॥

adya cetsvacchayā buddhyā munīndra na cikitsyate |
bhūyaścittacikitsāyāstatkilāvasaraḥ kutaḥ || 12 ||

The treatment of the mind with pure reason being neglected now (in youth), it is hard to heal it afterwards (in age), when it admits of no cure.

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 1.29.12). 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: “adya cetsvacchayā buddhyā munīndra na cikitsyate”
  • adya -
  • adya (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    adya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    adya (vocative single)
    adya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    adya (vocative single)
  • Cannot analyse cetsvacchayā*bu
  • buddhyā* -
  • buddhi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    buddhyāḥ (ablative single)
    buddhyāḥ (genitive single)
  • munīndra -
  • munīndra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    munīndra (vocative single)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
  • cikitsyate -
  • cit -> cikitsyat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    cikitsyate (dative single), from √cit
    cit -> cikitsyat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    cikitsyate (dative single), from √cit
    cit (verb class 0); (1 der.)
    cikitsyate (present passive third single)
  • Line 2: “bhūyaścittacikitsāyāstatkilāvasaraḥ kutaḥ”
  • bhūyaś -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyas (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyaḥ (nominative single)
    bhūyaḥ (vocative single)
    bhūyaḥ (accusative single)
  • citta -
  • citta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    citta (vocative single)
    citta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    citta (vocative single)
    cit (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    citta (imperative active second plural)
  • cikitsāyās -
  • cikitsā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    cikitsāyāḥ (ablative single)
    cikitsāyāḥ (genitive single)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • kilāva -
  • kila (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    kilau (nominative dual)
    kilau (vocative dual)
    kilau (accusative dual)
    kil (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    kilāva (imperative active first dual)
  • asaraḥ -
  • sṛ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    asaraḥ (imperfect active second single)
  • kutaḥ -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kutaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    kuta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kutaḥ (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.29.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Adya (अद्य): defined in 2 categories.
Buddhi (बुद्धि): defined in 2 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Citta (चित्त): defined in 2 categories.
Kila (किल): defined in 1 categories.
Kuta (कुत): defined in 2 categories.

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