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 2.11.40

आपतन्ति प्रतिपदं यथाकालं दहन्ति च ।
दुःखचिन्ता नरं मूढं तृणमग्निशिखा इव ॥ ४० ॥

āpatanti pratipadaṃ yathākālaṃ dahanti ca |
duḥkhacintā naraṃ mūḍhaṃ tṛṇamagniśikhā iva || 40 ||

The incessant cares and miseries which befall to men at every step, serve sometimes to torment the ignorant mind as a flame of fire burns away the straw.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.11.40). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Apad, Anti, Pratipada, Yathakala, Duhkhacinta, Nara, Mudha, Trina, Agnishikha, 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 2.11.40). 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: “āpatanti pratipadaṃ yathākālaṃ dahanti ca
  • āpat -
  • āpad (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    āp (verb class 5)
    [aorist active third single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • pratipadam -
  • pratipada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pratipadā (noun, feminine)
  • yathākālam -
  • yathākāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • dahanti -
  • dah (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “duḥkhacintā naraṃ mūḍhaṃ tṛṇamagniśikhā iva
  • duḥkhacintā* -
  • duḥkhacinta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • naram -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    narā (noun, feminine)
  • mūḍham -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √muh class 4 verb]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √muh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √muh class 4 verb]
  • tṛṇam -
  • tṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • agniśikhā* -
  • agniśikha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    agniśikhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.11.40

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 2.11.40 in Gujarati sript:
આપતન્તિ પ્રતિપદં યથાકાલં દહન્તિ ચ ।
દુઃખચિન્તા નરં મૂઢં તૃણમગ્નિશિખા ઇવ ॥ ૪૦ ॥

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 2.11.40 in Telugu sript:
ఆపతన్తి ప్రతిపదం యథాకాలం దహన్తి చ ।
దుఃఖచిన్తా నరం మూఢం తృణమగ్నిశిఖా ఇవ ॥ ౪౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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