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 2.18.53

उपमानोपमेयानां कार्यकारणतोदिता ।
वर्जयित्वा परं ब्रह्म सर्वेषामेव विद्यते ॥ ५३ ॥

upamānopameyānāṃ kāryakāraṇatoditā |
varjayitvā paraṃ brahma sarveṣāmeva vidyate || 53 ||

Wherever the comparisons and compared objects are used as expressive of the cause and effect, they apply to all cases except Brahma.

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

Upamana (+1), Para (+2), Brahma (+2), Brahman (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.18.53). 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: “upamānopameyānāṃ kāryakāraṇatoditā”
  • upamāno -
  • upamāna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    upamāna (vocative single)
  • upameyānām -
  • upameya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    upameyānām (genitive plural)
    upameya (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    upameyānām (genitive plural)
    upameyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    upameyānām (genitive plural)
  • kāryakāraṇato -
  • kāryakāraṇataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • ditā -
  • ditā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ditā (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “varjayitvā paraṃ brahma sarveṣāmeva vidyate”
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ū (nominative dual)
    ū (vocative dual)
    ū (accusative dual)
    ū (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    u (adverb)
    u (vocative single)
    ū (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    u (compound)
    u (adverb)
    u (nominative single)
    u (vocative single)
    u (accusative single)
    ū (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    u (adverb)
    u (vocative single)
    o (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    u (adverb)
    au (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    u (adverb)
    au (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    u (adverb)
    va (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    va (vocative single)
    va (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    va (vocative single)
  • arjayitvā -
  • ṛj -> arjayitvā (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √ṛj
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    param (adverb)
    param (accusative single)
    para (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    param (nominative single)
    param (accusative single)
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    brahma (compound)
    brahma (adverb)
    brahma (nominative single)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahma (accusative single)
    brahm (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    brahma (imperative active second single)
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarveṣām (genitive plural)
    sarva (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sarveṣām (genitive plural)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    vidyate (present passive third single)
    vid (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    vidyate (present passive third single)
    vid (verb class 7); (1 der.)
    vidyate (present passive third single)
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