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 1.31.11

दृष्टसंसारगतिना दृष्टादृष्टविनाशिना ।
केनेव व्यवहर्तव्यं संसारवनवीथिषु ॥ ११ ॥

dṛṣṭasaṃsāragatinā dṛṣṭādṛṣṭavināśinā |
keneva vyavahartavyaṃ saṃsāravanavīthiṣu || 11 ||

How are we to deal in this wilderness of the world, knowing well that it is destructive both of our present and future interest?

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

Drishta (+1), Samsara (+2), Gati (+2), Vithi (+1),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 1.31.11). 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: “dṛṣṭasaṃsāragatinā dṛṣṭādṛṣṭavināśinā”
  • dṛṣṭa -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛṣṭa (vocative single)
    dṛṣṭa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛṣṭa (vocative single)
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭa (vocative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭa (vocative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    saṃsāra (vocative single)
  • gatinā -
  • gati (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gatinā (instrumental single)
  • dṛṣṭādṛṣṭa -
  • dṛṣṭādṛṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛṣṭādṛṣṭa (vocative single)
    dṛṣṭādṛṣṭa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛṣṭādṛṣṭa (vocative single)
  • vināśinā -
  • vināśin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vināśinā (instrumental single)
    vināśin (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vināśinā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “keneva vyavahartavyaṃ saṃsāravanavīthiṣu”
  • kene -
  • kena (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
    ka (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kena (instrumental single)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • vyavahartavyam -
  • vyavahartavya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vyavahartavyam (adverb)
    vyavahartavyam (accusative single)
    vyavahartavya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vyavahartavyam (adverb)
    vyavahartavyam (nominative single)
    vyavahartavyam (accusative single)
    vyavahartavyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vyavahartavyam (adverb)
  • saṃsāravana -
  • saṃsāravana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    saṃsāravana (vocative single)
  • vīthiṣu -
  • vīthi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vīthiṣu (locative plural)
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