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 2.3.1

श्रीवसिष्ठ उवाच ।
पूर्वमुक्तं भगवता यज्ज्ञानं पद्मजन्मना ।
सर्गादौ लोकशान्त्यर्थं तदिदं कथयाम्यहम् ॥ १ ॥

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
pūrvamuktaṃ bhagavatā yajjñānaṃ padmajanmanā |
sargādau lokaśāntyarthaṃ tadidaṃ kathayāmyaham || 1 ||

Vasishtha said:—“I will now expound to you Rama! the knowledge that was imparted of old by our lord the lotus-born (Brahma), after creation of the world, for the peace of mankind.”

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.3.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Vasishtha, Purvam, Purva, Ukta, Padma, Janman, Sarga, Ada, Lokashanti, Artha, Tad, Tat, Idam, Aha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.3.1). 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: “śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • vasiṣṭha* -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “pūrvamuktaṃ bhagavatā yajjñānaṃ padmajanmanā
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • bhagavatā* -
  • Cannot analyse yajjñānam*pa
  • padma -
  • padma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    padma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janmanā -
  • janman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 3: “sargādau lokaśāntyarthaṃ tadidaṃ kathayāmyaham
  • sargā -
  • sarga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adau -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • lokaśāntya -
  • lokaśānti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    lokaśānti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    lokaśānti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathayāmya -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.3.1

Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 2.3.1 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રીવસિષ્ઠ ઉવાચ ।
પૂર્વમુક્તં ભગવતા યજ્જ્ઞાનં પદ્મજન્મના ।
સર્ગાદૌ લોકશાન્ત્યર્થં તદિદં કથયામ્યહમ્ ॥ ૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 2.3.1 in Telugu sript:
శ్రీవసిష్ఠ ఉవాచ ।
పూర్వముక్తం భగవతా యజ్జ్ఞానం పద్మజన్మనా ।
సర్గాదౌ లోకశాన్త్యర్థం తదిదం కథయామ్యహమ్ ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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