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 1.31.5

क्रूरे कृतान्तमार्जारे सर्वभूताखुहारिणि ।
अश्रान्तस्यन्दसंचारे कुतोऽप्युपरिपातिनि ॥ ५ ॥

krūre kṛtāntamārjāre sarvabhūtākhuhāriṇi |
aśrāntasyandasaṃcāre kuto'pyuparipātini || 5 ||

How can we fly from the clutches of cruel Fate, who like a cat kills the living as poor mice, and falls unwearied and unexpectedly upon his prey in the twinkling of an eye.

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

Krura (+2), Kritanta (+2), Ara (+2), Ari (+2), Sarvabhuta (+2), Kuta (+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 1.31.5). 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: “krūre kṛtāntamārjāre sarvabhūtākhuhāriṇi”
  • krūre -
  • krūra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    krūre (locative single)
    krūra (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    krūre (nominative dual)
    krūre (vocative dual)
    krūre (accusative dual)
    krūre (locative single)
    krūrā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    krūre (nominative dual)
    krūre (vocative single)
    krūre (vocative dual)
    krūre (accusative dual)
  • kṛtāntam -
  • kṛtānta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṛtāntam (adverb)
    kṛtāntam (accusative single)
    kṛtānta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kṛtāntam (adverb)
    kṛtāntam (nominative single)
    kṛtāntam (accusative single)
    kṛtāntā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛtāntam (adverb)
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    a (vocative single)
    ā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (nominative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (nominative single)
    (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (nominative single)
    ā (Preverb); (2 der.)
    (Preverb)
    (Preverb)
  • arjā -
  • ṛj (verb class 1); (3 der.)
    arja (imperative active second single)
    arja (perfect active first single)
    arja (perfect active third single)
  • are -
  • are (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    are (locative single)
    ara (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    are (nominative dual)
    are (vocative dual)
    are (accusative dual)
    are (locative single)
    arā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    are (nominative dual)
    are (vocative single)
    are (vocative dual)
    are (accusative dual)
    ari (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    are (vocative single)
    ari (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    are (vocative single)
    (verb class 1); (2 der.)
    are (perfect middle first single)
    are (perfect middle third single)
    (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    are (perfect middle first single)
    are (perfect middle third single)
    (verb class 5); (2 der.)
    are (perfect middle first single)
    are (perfect middle third single)
  • sarvabhūtā -
  • sarvabhūta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sarvabhūta (vocative single)
    sarvabhūta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sarvabhūta (vocative single)
    sarvabhūtā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    sarvabhūtā (nominative single)
    sarvabhūtā (nominative single)
  • ākhuhā -
  • ākhuhan (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ākhuhā (nominative single)
    ākhuhā (nominative single)
  • ariṇi -
  • ari (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ariṇi (locative single)
    arin (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ariṇi (locative single)
  • Line 2: “aśrāntasyandasaṃcāre kuto'pyuparipātini”
  • aśrānta -
  • aśrānta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aśrānta (vocative single)
    aśrānta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aśrānta (vocative single)
    śrā (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aśrānta (imperfect middle third plural)
  • syanda -
  • syanda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    syanda (vocative single)
    syand (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    syanda (imperative active second single)
  • sañcāre -
  • sañcāra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sañcāre (locative single)
  • kuto' -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kutaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kuta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kutaḥ (nominative single)
  • apyu -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    apī (nominative dual)
    apī (vocative dual)
    apī (accusative dual)
    api (locative single)
  • upari -
  • upari (indeclinable postposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable postposition)
    upari (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • pātini -
  • pātinī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    pātini (adverb)
    pātini (vocative single)
    pātin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pātini (locative single)
    pātin (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    pātini (locative single)
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