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 2.11.48

अनिर्णीय प्रवक्तारं बालः प्रश्नं करोति यः ।
अधम प्रच्छकः स स्यान्न महार्थस्य भाजनम् ॥ ४८ ॥

anirṇīya pravaktāraṃ bālaḥ praśnaṃ karoti yaḥ |
adhama pracchakaḥ sa syānna mahārthasya bhājanam || 48 ||

But he is reckoned a vile inquirer and incapable of knowing great things, who makes a boyish query without ascertaining the lecturer's.

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 2.11.48). 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: “anirṇīya pravaktāraṃ bālaḥ praśnaṃ karoti yaḥ”
  • Cannot analyse anirṇīya*pr
  • pravaktāram -
  • pravaktṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pravaktāram (accusative single)
  • bālaḥ -
  • bāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bālaḥ (nominative single)
  • praśnam -
  • praśna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    praśnam (adverb)
    praśnam (accusative single)
  • karoti -
  • kṛ (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    karoti (present active third single)
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “adhama pracchakaḥ sa syānna mahārthasya bhājanam”
  • adhama -
  • adhama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    adhama (vocative single)
    adhama (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    adhama (vocative single)
  • Cannot analyse pracchakaḥ*sa
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sa (vocative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sa (nominative single)
  • syān -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    syāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    sya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    syāt (adverb)
    syāt (ablative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    syāt (optative active third single)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
  • mahārthasya -
  • mahārtha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mahārthasya (genitive single)
    mahārtha (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    mahārthasya (genitive single)
  • bhājanam -
  • bhājana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhājanam (adverb)
    bhājanam (accusative single)
    bhājana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    bhājanam (adverb)
    bhājanam (nominative single)
    bhājanam (accusative single)
    bhājanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhājanam (adverb)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (2.11.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bala (bāla, बाल): defined in 2 categories.
Ya (य): defined in 2 categories.
Yah (yaḥ, यः): defined in 1 categories.
Sya (स्य): defined in 1 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Mahartha (mahārtha, महार्थ): defined in 1 categories.
Bhajana (bhājana, भाजन): defined in 2 categories.

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