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 2.11.57

अविवेकिनमज्ञानमसज्जनरतिं जनम् ।
चिरं दूरतरे कृत्वा पूजनीया हि साधवः ॥ ५७ ॥

avivekinamajñānamasajjanaratiṃ janam |
ciraṃ dūratare kṛtvā pūjanīyā hi sādhavaḥ || 57 ||

Keep yourself always from the injudicious and ignorant, and those addicted to the company of wicked people, and honour the virtuous.

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

Avivekin, Ajnana, Asajjana, Rati, Jana, Ciram, Cira, Duratare, Kritva, Kritvan, Pujaniya, Sadhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.11.57). 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: “avivekinamajñānamasajjanaratiṃ janam
  • avivekinam -
  • avivekin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ajñānam -
  • ajñāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ajñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ajñānā (noun, feminine)
  • asajjana -
  • asajjana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ratim -
  • rati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • janam -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    janā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “ciraṃ dūratare kṛtvā pūjanīyā hi sādhavaḥ
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
  • dūratare -
  • dūratare (indeclinable)
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūjanīyā* -
  • pūjanīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pūjanīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    pūj -> pūjanīya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √pūj class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √pūj class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √pūj class 10 verb]
    pūj -> pūjanīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √pūj class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √pūj class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √pūj class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √pūj class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sādhavaḥ -
  • sādhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.11.57

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 2.11.57 in Gujarati sript:
અવિવેકિનમજ્ઞાનમસજ્જનરતિં જનમ્ ।
ચિરં દૂરતરે કૃત્વા પૂજનીયા હિ સાધવઃ ॥ ૫૭ ॥

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 2.11.57 in Telugu sript:
అవివేకినమజ్ఞానమసజ్జనరతిం జనమ్ ।
చిరం దూరతరే కృత్వా పూజనీయా హి సాధవః ॥ ౫౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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