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 2.11.1

श्रीवसिष्ठ उवाच ।
एतत्ते कथितं सर्व ज्ञानावतरणं भुवि ।
मया स्वमीहितं चेव कमलोद्भवचेष्टितम् ॥ १ ॥

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
etatte kathitaṃ sarva jñānāvataraṇaṃ bhuvi |
mayā svamīhitaṃ ceva kamalodbhavaceṣṭitam || 1 ||

Vasishtha continued:—I have thus related to you fully about the descent of knowledge on earth, with the reason of my birth and the intention of the lotus born Brahma.

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 2.11.1). 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); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    śrī (nominative single)
    śrī (nominative single)
    śrī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
  • vasiṣṭha* -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vasiṣṭhaḥ (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “etatte kathitaṃ sarva jñānāvataraṇaṃ bhuvi”
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    etat (compound)
    etat (adverb)
    etat (nominative single)
    etat (vocative single)
    etad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    etat (compound)
    etat (nominative single)
    etat (accusative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kathitam (adverb)
    kathitam (accusative single)
    kathita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kathitam (adverb)
    kathitam (nominative single)
    kathitam (accusative single)
    kathitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kathitam (adverb)
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    kathitam (accusative single), from √kath (class 10 verb)
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    kathitam (nominative single), from √kath (class 10 verb)
    kathitam (accusative single), from √kath (class 10 verb)
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sarva (vocative single)
    sarva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarva (vocative single)
  • jñānā -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jñāna (vocative single)
    jñānā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    jñānā (nominative single)
    jñānā (nominative single)
  • avataraṇam -
  • avataraṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    avataraṇam (adverb)
    avataraṇam (nominative single)
    avataraṇam (accusative single)
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhuvi (locative single)
    bhū (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhuvi (locative single)
  • Line 3: “mayā svamīhitaṃ ceva kamalodbhavaceṣṭitam”
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    mayā (instrumental single)
    mayā (instrumental single)
    mayā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mayā (nominative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    mayā (instrumental single)
  • svam -
  • sva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    svam (adverb)
    svam (accusative single)
    sva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    svam (nominative single)
    svam (accusative single)
  • īhitam -
  • īhita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    īhitam (adverb)
    īhitam (accusative single)
    īhita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    īhitam (adverb)
    īhitam (nominative single)
    īhitam (accusative single)
    īhitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    īhitam (adverb)
    īh -> īhita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    īhitam (accusative single), from √īh (class 1 verb)
    īh -> īhita (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    īhitam (nominative single), from √īh (class 1 verb)
    īhitam (accusative single), from √īh (class 1 verb)
  • ce -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ce (locative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (6 der.)
    (compound)
    ce (nominative dual)
    ca (vocative single)
    ce (vocative dual)
    ce (accusative dual)
    ce (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (nominative single)
    ce (nominative dual)
    ce (vocative single)
    ce (vocative dual)
    ce (accusative dual)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • kamalodbhava -
  • kamalodbhava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kamalodbhava (vocative single)
  • ceṣṭitam -
  • ceṣṭita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (adverb)
    ceṣṭitam (accusative single)
    ceṣṭita (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (adverb)
    ceṣṭitam (nominative single)
    ceṣṭitam (accusative single)
    ceṣṭitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (adverb)
    ceṣṭ -> ceṣṭita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (adverb), from √ceṣṭ
    ceṣṭ -> ceṣṭita (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (adverb), from √ceṣṭ
    ceṣṭ -> ceṣṭitā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (adverb), from √ceṣṭ
    ceṣṭ -> ceṣṭita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (accusative single), from √ceṣṭ
    ceṣṭ -> ceṣṭita (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    ceṣṭitam (nominative single), from √ceṣṭ
    ceṣṭitam (accusative single), from √ceṣṭ

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (2.11.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri (sri, śrī, श्री): defined in 2 categories.
Vasishtha (vasistha, vasiṣṭha, वसिष्ठ): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Jnana (jñāna, ज्ञान, jñānā, ज्ञाना): defined in 2 categories.
Avatarana (avataraṇa, अवतरण): defined in 1 categories.
Bhu (bhū, भू): defined in 2 categories.
Ma (mā, मा): defined in 2 categories.
Maya (mayā, मया): defined in 3 categories.
Asmad (अस्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Ca (च, cā, चा): defined in 1 categories.
Kamalodbhava (कमलोद्भव): defined in 2 categories.

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