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 2.18.3

युक्तियुक्तमुपादेयं वचनं बालकादपि ।
अन्यत्तृणमिव त्याज्यमप्युक्तं पद्मजन्मना ॥ ३ ॥

yuktiyuktamupādeyaṃ vacanaṃ bālakādapi |
anyattṛṇamiva tyājyamapyuktaṃ padmajanmanā || 3 ||

Words conformable with reason are to be received even if spoken by boys; otherwise they are to be rejected as straws though pronounced by the lotus-born.

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

Yuktiyukta, Upadeya, Vacana, Balaka, Api, Ani, Anya, Iva, Tyajya, Ukta, Padma, Janman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.18.3). 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: “yuktiyuktamupādeyaṃ vacanaṃ bālakādapi
  • yuktiyuktam -
  • yuktiyukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yuktiyukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yuktiyuktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • upādeyam -
  • upādeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upādeya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upādeyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bālakād -
  • bālaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    bālaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “anyattṛṇamiva tyājyamapyuktaṃ padmajanmanā
  • anya -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
  • attṛ -
  • attṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • ṇam -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tyājyam -
  • tyājya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tyājya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tyājyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tyaj -> tyājya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √tyaj]
    tyaj -> tyājya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √tyaj]
    tyaj -> tyājyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √tyaj]
    tyaj -> tyājya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √tyaj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tyaj]
    tyaj -> tyājya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tyaj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tyaj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √tyaj], [accusative single from √tyaj]
  • apyu -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • padma -
  • padma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    padma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janmanā -
  • janman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.18.3

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 2.18.3 in Gujarati sript:
યુક્તિયુક્તમુપાદેયં વચનં બાલકાદપિ ।
અન્યત્તૃણમિવ ત્યાજ્યમપ્યુક્તં પદ્મજન્મના ॥ ૩ ॥

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 2.18.3 in Telugu sript:
యుక్తియుక్తముపాదేయం వచనం బాలకాదపి ।
అన్యత్తృణమివ త్యాజ్యమప్యుక్తం పద్మజన్మనా ॥ ౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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