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 2.18.54

ब्रह्मोपदेशे दृष्टान्तो यस्तवेह हि कथ्यते ।
एकदेशसधर्मत्वं तत्रान्तः परिगृह्यते ॥ ५४ ॥

brahmopadeśe dṛṣṭānto yastaveha hi kathyate |
ekadeśasadharmatvaṃ tatrāntaḥ parigṛhyate || 54 ||

The examples that are given to explain the nature of Brahma, are to be taken in their partial (and not general) sense.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.18.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmopadesha, Drishtanta, Yasta, Ekadesha, Sadharmatva, Anta, Parigrihya, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.18.54). 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.

  • Line1: “brahmopadeśe dṛṣṭānto yastaveha hi kathyate”
  • brahmopadeśe -
  • brahmopadeśa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    brahmopadeśe (locative single)
  • dṛṣṭānto* -
  • dṛṣṭānta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭāntaḥ (nominative single)
  • yasta -
  • yasta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    yasta (vocative single)
    yasta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    yasta (vocative single)
    yas -> yasta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    yasta (vocative single), from √yas (class 4 verb)
    yas -> yasta (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    yasta (vocative single), from √yas (class 4 verb)
  • veha -
  • veh (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    veha (imperative active second single)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    kathyate (present passive third single)
  • Line2: “ekadeśasadharmatvaṃ tatrāntaḥ parigṛhyate”
  • ekadeśa -
  • ekadeśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ekadeśa (vocative single)
    ekadeśa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ekadeśa (vocative single)
  • sadharmatvam -
  • sadharmatva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sadharmatvam (adverb)
    sadharmatvam (nominative single)
    sadharmatvam (accusative single)
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tatra (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tatra (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • antaḥ -
  • anta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antaḥ (nominative single)
  • parigṛhya -
  • parigṛhya (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    parigṛhya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    parigṛhya (vocative single)
    parigṛhya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    parigṛhya (vocative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 2.18.54

Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 2.18.54 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્મોપદેશે દૃષ્ટાન્તો યસ્તવેહ હિ કથ્યતે ।
એકદેશસધર્મત્વં તત્રાન્તઃ પરિગૃહ્યતે ॥ ૫૪ ॥

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 2.18.54 in Telugu sript:
బ్రహ్మోపదేశే దృష్టాన్తో యస్తవేహ హి కథ్యతే ।
ఏకదేశసధర్మత్వం తత్రాన్తః పరిగృహ్యతే ॥ ౫౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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