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!

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.

  • Line 1: “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.)
    (compound)
    yasta (vocative single)
    yasta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    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)
  • Line 2: “ekadeśasadharmatvaṃ tatrāntaḥ parigṛhyate”
  • ekadeśa -
  • ekadeśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ekadeśa (vocative single)
    ekadeśa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    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.)
    (indeclinable)
  • antaḥ -
  • anta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antaḥ (nominative single)
  • parigṛhya -
  • parigṛhya (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    parigṛhya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    parigṛhya (vocative single)
    parigṛhya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    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)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (2.18.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmopadesha (brahmopadesa, brahmopadeśa, ब्रह्मोपदेश): defined in 2 categories.
Drishtanta (drstanta, dṛṣṭānta, दृष्टान्त): defined in 1 categories.
Ekadesha (ekadesa, ekadeśa, एकदेश): defined in 1 categories.
Anta (अन्त): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.

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