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 2.11.34

यथाभूतमिदं दृष्ट्वा संसारं तन्मयीं धियम् ।
परित्यज्य परं यान्ति निरालाना गजा इव ॥ ३४ ॥

yathābhūtamidaṃ dṛṣṭvā saṃsāraṃ tanmayīṃ dhiyam |
parityajya paraṃ yānti nirālānā gajā iva || 34 ||

Seeing this (illusory) state of the world, a man must shake off the delusion of his worldly-mindedness, just as the elephant breaks loose from his fetters.

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 2.11.34). 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: “yathābhūtamidaṃ dṛṣṭvā saṃsāraṃ tanmayīṃ dhiyam”
  • yathābhūtam -
  • yathābhūtam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    idam (nominative single)
    idam (accusative single)
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √dṛś
  • saṃsāram -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    saṃsāram (adverb)
    saṃsāram (accusative single)
  • tan -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tan (vocative single)
  • mayīm -
  • mayī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mayīm (accusative single)
  • dhiyam -
  • dhī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    dhiyam (accusative single)
  • Line 2: “parityajya paraṃ yānti nirālānā gajā iva”
  • parityajya -
  • parityajya (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    param (adverb)
    param (accusative single)
    para (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    param (nominative single)
    param (accusative single)
  • yānti -
  • yāt (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    yānti (nominative plural)
    yānti (vocative plural)
    yānti (accusative plural)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    yānti (present active third plural)
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    niḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ni (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    niḥ (nominative single)
    ni (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    niḥ (nominative single)
  • ālānā* -
  • ālāna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ālānāḥ (nominative plural)
    ālānāḥ (vocative plural)
  • gajā* -
  • gaja (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    gajāḥ (nominative plural)
    gajāḥ (vocative plural)
    gajā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    gajāḥ (nominative plural)
    gajāḥ (vocative plural)
    gajāḥ (accusative plural)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (2.11.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samsara (saṃsāra, संसार): defined in 2 categories.
Tan (तन्): defined in 1 categories.
Dhi (dhī, धी): defined in 1 categories.
Para (पर): defined in 2 categories.
Yat (yāt, यात्): defined in 1 categories.
Ni (नि): defined in 1 categories.
Gaja (गज, gajā, गजा): defined in 2 categories.

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