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 2.14.16

मानसे सरसि स्वच्छे विचारकमलोत्करः ।
नूनं विकसितो यस्य हिमवानिव भाति सः ॥ १६ ॥

mānase sarasi svacche vicārakamalotkaraḥ |
nūnaṃ vikasito yasya himavāniva bhāti saḥ || 16 ||

The reasoning faculties shine, as a bed of lotuses in the limpid lake of the mind: whoso has such a reasoning mind, exalts his head as high as the Himalayan height.

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

Manasa, Saras, Sarasi, Svaccha, Vicaraka, Ala, Alu, Utkara, Nunam, Vikasita, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Himavat, Iva, Sah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.14.16). 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: “mānase sarasi svacche vicārakamalotkaraḥ
  • mānase -
  • mānasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mānasa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mānasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mān (verb class 1)
    [present middle second single]
  • sarasi -
  • sarasī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    saras (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sṛ (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • svacche -
  • svaccha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    svaccha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svacchā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vicārakam -
  • vicāraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • alo -
  • ala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    alu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • utkaraḥ -
  • utkara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nūnaṃ vikasito yasya himavāniva bhāti saḥ
  • nūnam -
  • nūnam (indeclinable)
  • vikasito* -
  • vikasita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • himavān -
  • himavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • bhāti -
  • bhāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhā (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.14.16

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 2.14.16 in Gujarati sript:
માનસે સરસિ સ્વચ્છે વિચારકમલોત્કરઃ ।
નૂનં વિકસિતો યસ્ય હિમવાનિવ ભાતિ સઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 2.14.16 in Telugu sript:
మానసే సరసి స్వచ్ఛే విచారకమలోత్కరః ।
నూనం వికసితో యస్య హిమవానివ భాతి సః ॥ ౧౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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