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 1.29.14

न सुखानि न दुःखानि न मित्राणि न बान्धवाः ।
न जीवितं न मरणं बन्धाय ज्ञस्य चेतसः ॥ १४ ॥

na sukhāni na duḥkhāni na mitrāṇi na bāndhavāḥ |
na jīvitaṃ na maraṇaṃ bandhāya jñasya cetasaḥ || 14 ||

Neither pleasure nor pain, nor friends nor relatives, nor even life and death, can enchain (affect) the mind that has received the light of truth.

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

Sukha (+2), Duhkha (+2), Mitra (+2), Jivita (+1), Marana (+2), Bandha (+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 1.29.14). 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: “na sukhāni na duḥkhāni na mitrāṇi na bāndhavāḥ”
  • 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)
  • sukhāni -
  • sukha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sukhāni (nominative plural)
    sukhāni (vocative plural)
    sukhāni (accusative plural)
  • 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)
  • duḥkhāni -
  • duḥkha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    duḥkhāni (nominative plural)
    duḥkhāni (vocative plural)
    duḥkhāni (accusative plural)
  • 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)
  • mitrāṇi -
  • mitra (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    mitrāṇi (nominative plural)
    mitrāṇi (vocative plural)
    mitrāṇi (accusative plural)
  • 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)
  • bāndhavāḥ -
  • bāndhava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bāndhavāḥ (nominative plural)
    bāndhavāḥ (vocative plural)
  • Line 2: “na jīvitaṃ na maraṇaṃ bandhāya jñasya cetasaḥ”
  • 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)
  • jīvitam -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jīvitam (adverb)
    jīvitam (accusative single)
    jīvita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jīvitam (adverb)
    jīvitam (nominative single)
    jīvitam (accusative single)
    jīvitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jīvitam (adverb)
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    jīvitam (accusative single), from √jīv (class 1 verb)
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    jīvitam (nominative single), from √jīv (class 1 verb)
    jīvitam (accusative single), from √jīv (class 1 verb)
  • 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)
  • maraṇam -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    maraṇam (adverb)
    maraṇam (nominative single)
    maraṇam (accusative single)
  • bandhāya -
  • bandha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bandhāya (dative single)
  • jñasya -
  • jña (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jñasya (genitive single)
    jña (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    jñasya (genitive single)
  • cetasaḥ -
  • cetas (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    cetasaḥ (ablative single)
    cetasaḥ (genitive single)
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