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 3.2.38

संविन्मात्रस्वभावत्वाद्देहोऽहमिति चेतति ।
काकतालीयवद्भ्रान्तमाकारं तेन पश्यति ॥ ३८ ॥

saṃvinmātrasvabhāvatvāddeho'hamiti cetati |
kākatālīyavadbhrāntamākāraṃ tena paśyati || 38 ||

Being of the nature of intelligence it is imperishable; but those who view the spirit in the form of any phenomenal body, are liable to perish with it like all embodied beings.

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

Samvid, Samvidh, Matra, Svabhavatva, Deha, Aha, Asmad, Iti, Kakataliyavat, Bhranta, Akara, Tad, Tena, Pashyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.2.38). 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: “saṃvinmātrasvabhāvatvāddeho'hamiti cetati
  • saṃvin -
  • saṃvid (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    saṃvidh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • mātra -
  • mātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svabhāvatvād -
  • svabhāvatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • deho' -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • cetati -
  • cit (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “kākatālīyavadbhrāntamākāraṃ tena paśyati
  • kākatālīyavad -
  • kākatālīyavat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bhrāntam -
  • bhrānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhrānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhrāntā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ākāram -
  • ākāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • paśyati -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.2.38

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 3.2.38 in Gujarati sript:
સંવિન્માત્રસ્વભાવત્વાદ્દેહોઽહમિતિ ચેતતિ ।
કાકતાલીયવદ્ભ્રાન્તમાકારં તેન પશ્યતિ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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 3.2.38 in Telugu sript:
సంవిన్మాత్రస్వభావత్వాద్దేహోఽహమితి చేతతి ।
కాకతాలీయవద్భ్రాన్తమాకారం తేన పశ్యతి ॥ ౩౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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