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.

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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 (2.11.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yathabhutam, Idam, Samsara, Tat, Tad, Tan, Mayi, Dhi, Parityajya, Param, Para, Yantin, Yanti, Nih, Alana, Gaja, Iva,

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)
    [indeclinable]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • saṃsāram -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tan -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • mayīm -
  • mayī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhiyam -
  • dhī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “parityajya paraṃ yānti nirālānā gajā iva
  • parityajya -
  • parityajya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yānti -
  • yāntin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāntin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yāntī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    yāntī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    yāntī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ālānā* -
  • ālāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • gajā* -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.11.34

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 2.11.34 in Gujarati sript:
યથાભૂતમિદં દૃષ્ટ્વા સંસારં તન્મયીં ધિયમ્ ।
પરિત્યજ્ય પરં યાન્તિ નિરાલાના ગજા ઇવ ॥ ૩૪ ॥

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 2.11.34 in Telugu sript:
యథాభూతమిదం దృష్ట్వా సంసారం తన్మయీం ధియమ్ ।
పరిత్యజ్య పరం యాన్తి నిరాలానా గజా ఇవ ॥ ౩౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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