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 1.31.18

तत्कथं केन वा किं वा कृतमुत्तमचेतसा ।
पूर्वं येनैति विश्रामं परमं पावनं मनः ॥ १८ ॥

tatkathaṃ kena vā kiṃ vā kṛtamuttamacetasā |
pūrvaṃ yenaiti viśrāmaṃ paramaṃ pāvanaṃ manaḥ || 18 ||

Tell me of that man of enlightened understanding who had attained to the highest state of holiness and tranquility of his mind of yore, and the deeds and manner by which he achieved the same.

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 1.31.18). 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: “tatkathaṃ kena vā kiṃ vā kṛtamuttamacetasā”
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    katham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    katham (adverb)
  • kena -
  • 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)
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    (imperative active second single)
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kim (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (accusative single)
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    (imperative active second single)
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṛtam (adverb)
    kṛtam (accusative single)
    kṛta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kṛtam (adverb)
    kṛtam (nominative single)
    kṛtam (accusative single)
    kṛtā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kṛtam (adverb)
    kṛt (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kṛtam (accusative single)
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine); (4 der.)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 1 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 2 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 5 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 8 verb)
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter); (8 der.)
    kṛtam (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 1 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 1 verb)
    kṛtam (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 2 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 2 verb)
    kṛtam (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 5 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 5 verb)
    kṛtam (nominative single), from √kṛ (class 8 verb)
    kṛtam (accusative single), from √kṛ (class 8 verb)
    kṛ (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    kṛtam (imperative active second dual)
  • uttama -
  • uttama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    uttama (vocative single)
    uttama (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    uttama (vocative single)
  • cetasā -
  • cetas (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    cetasā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “pūrvaṃ yenaiti viśrāmaṃ paramaṃ pāvanaṃ manaḥ”
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pūrvam (adverb)
    pūrvam (accusative single)
    pūrva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    pūrvam (nominative single)
    pūrvam (accusative single)
  • yenai -
  • yena (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yena (instrumental single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yena (instrumental single)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yena (instrumental single)
  • eti -
  • eti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    eti (present active third single)
  • viśrāmam -
  • viśrāma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    viśrāmam (adverb)
    viśrāmam (accusative single)
  • paramam -
  • paramam (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    parama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    paramam (adverb)
    paramam (accusative single)
    parama (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    paramam (adverb)
    paramam (nominative single)
    paramam (accusative single)
    paramā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    paramam (adverb)
  • pāvanam -
  • pāvanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    pāvanam (adverb)
    pāvana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pāvanam (adverb)
    pāvanam (accusative single)
    pāvana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    pāvanam (adverb)
    pāvanam (nominative single)
    pāvanam (accusative single)
  • manaḥ -
  • manas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
    manaḥ (vocative single)
    manaḥ (accusative single)
    mana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    manaḥ (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 (1.31.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ka (क): defined in 2 categories.
Va (vā, वा): defined in 2 categories.
Krit (krt, kṛt, कृत्): defined in 1 categories.
Krita (krta, kṛta, कृत): defined in 2 categories.
Uttama (उत्तम): defined in 2 categories.
Purva (pūrva, पूर्व): defined in 1 categories.
Ya (य): defined in 2 categories.
Yah (yaḥ, यः): defined in 1 categories.
Yat (यत्): defined in 1 categories.
Parama (परम): defined in 2 categories.
Pavana (pāvana, पावन): defined in 2 categories.
Mana (मन): defined in 2 categories.
Manas (मनस्): defined in 2 categories.

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