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 1.31.17

व्यवहारवतो युक्त्या दुःखं नायाति मे यया ।
अथवा व्यवहारस्य ब्रूत तां युक्तिमुत्तमाम् ॥ १७ ॥

vyavahāravato yuktyā duḥkhaṃ nāyāti me yayā |
athavā vyavahārasya brūta tāṃ yuktimuttamām || 17 ||

Give me the best instruction for warding off the miseries (of the world), either by my dealing with or renouncing.

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 1.31.17). 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: “vyavahāravato yuktyā duḥkhaṃ nāyāti me yayā”
  • vyavahāravato* -
  • vyavahāravat (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vyavahāravataḥ (accusative plural)
    vyavahāravataḥ (ablative single)
    vyavahāravataḥ (genitive single)
    vyavahāravat (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    vyavahāravataḥ (ablative single)
    vyavahāravataḥ (genitive single)
  • yuktyā* -
  • yukti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yuktyāḥ (ablative single)
    yuktyāḥ (genitive single)
  • duḥkham -
  • duḥkham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    duḥkha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    duḥkham (adverb)
    duḥkham (accusative single)
    duḥkha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    duḥkham (adverb)
    duḥkham (nominative single)
    duḥkham (accusative single)
    duḥkhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    duḥkham (adverb)
  • nāyā -
  • nāya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    nāya (vocative single)
    na (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nāya (dative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    nāya (dative single)
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    ati (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    me (locative single)
    ma (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    me (nominative dual)
    me (vocative dual)
    me (accusative dual)
    me (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (8 der.)
    me (nominative dual)
    me (vocative single)
    me (vocative dual)
    me (accusative dual)
    me (nominative dual)
    me (vocative single)
    me (vocative dual)
    me (accusative dual)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    me (dative single)
    me (genitive single)
  • yayā -
  • (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    yayā (instrumental single)
    yayā (instrumental single)
    (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yayā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “athavā vyavahārasya brūta tāṃ yuktimuttamām”
  • athavā -
  • athavā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • vyavahārasya -
  • vyavahāra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vyavahārasya (genitive single)
  • brūta -
  • brū (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    brūta (imperative active second plural)
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tām (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    tām (accusative single)
    tām (accusative single)
  • yuktim -
  • yukti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yuktim (accusative single)
  • uttamām -
  • uttamā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    uttamām (accusative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (1.31.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yukti (युक्ति): defined in 1 categories.
Duhkha (duḥkha, दुःख): defined in 2 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Naya (nāya, नाय): defined in 2 categories.
Ma (म, mā, मा): defined in 2 categories.
Asmad (अस्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Ya (yā, या): defined in 2 categories.
Vyavahara (vyavahāra, व्यवहार): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Uttama (uttamā, उत्तमा): defined in 2 categories.

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