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 2.11.31

क्रियाक्रमेण महता तपसा नियमेन च ।
दानेन तीर्थयात्राभिश्चिरकालं विवेकतः ॥ ३१ ॥

kriyākrameṇa mahatā tapasā niyamena ca |
dānena tīrthayātrābhiścirakālaṃ vivekataḥ || 31 ||

It is by performance of ritual duties and observance of the prescribed rules, that the demerits of former births are expunged.

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 2.11.31). 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: “kriyākrameṇa mahatā tapasā niyamena ca”
  • kriyā -
  • kriya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kriya (vocative single)
    kriyā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kriyā (nominative single)
    kriyā (nominative single)
    kṛ (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    kriya (imperative active second single)
  • akrameṇa -
  • akrama (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    akrameṇa (instrumental single)
    akrama (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    akrameṇa (instrumental single)
  • mahatā -
  • mahat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mahatā (instrumental single)
    mahat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mahatā (instrumental single)
    mahatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mahatā (nominative single)
  • tapasā* -
  • tapasa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tapasāḥ (nominative plural)
    tapasāḥ (vocative plural)
  • niyamena -
  • niyama (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    niyamena (instrumental single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • Line 2: “dānena tīrthayātrābhiścirakālaṃ vivekataḥ”
  • dānena -
  • dāna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dānena (instrumental single)
    dāna (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dānena (instrumental single)
  • tīrthayātrābhiś -
  • tīrthayātrā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tīrthayātrābhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • cirakālam -
  • cirakāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    cirakālam (adverb)
    cirakālam (accusative single)
    cirakāla (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    cirakālam (adverb)
    cirakālam (nominative single)
    cirakālam (accusative single)
    cirakālā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cirakālam (adverb)
  • viveka -
  • viveka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    viveka (vocative single)
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    tas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (nominative single)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    taḥ (accusative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    taḥ (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 (2.11.31). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kriya (क्रिय, kriyā, क्रिया): defined in 2 categories.
Akrama (अक्रम): defined in 1 categories.
Mahat (महत्): defined in 2 categories.
Mahata (mahatā, महता): defined in 1 categories.
Tapasa (तपस): defined in 2 categories.
Niyama (नियम): defined in 2 categories.
Ca (च): defined in 1 categories.
Dana (dāna, दान): defined in 2 categories.
Tirthayatra (tīrthayātrā, तीर्थयात्रा): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त): defined in 2 categories.
Tas (तस्): defined in 1 categories.

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