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 3.18.8

भद्रासनगतां देवीमुपविश्य पुरोगता ।
परमार्थमहाशक्तिं लीलाऽपृच्छद्भुवि स्थिता ॥ ८ ॥

bhadrāsanagatāṃ devīmupaviśya purogatā |
paramārthamahāśaktiṃ līlā'pṛcchadbhuvi sthitā || 8 ||

She made the goddess sit on the elevated seat, and having seated herself low upon the ground before her, asked that divine power to tell her the truth.

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

Bhadrasana, Gat, Gata, Devi, Upavishya, Purogata, Paramartha, Aha, Ashakti, Bhu, Sthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.18.8). 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: “bhadrāsanagatāṃ devīmupaviśya purogatā
  • bhadrāsana -
  • bhadrāsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gatām -
  • gat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    gat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • devīm -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • upaviśya -
  • upaviśya (indeclinable)
  • purogatā -
  • purogatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “paramārthamahāśaktiṃ līlā'pṛcchadbhuvi sthitā
  • paramārtham -
  • paramārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ahā -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśaktim -
  • aśakti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • līlā' -
  • apṛcchad -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • sthitā -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.18.8

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.18.8 in Gujarati sript:
ભદ્રાસનગતાં દેવીમુપવિશ્ય પુરોગતા ।
પરમાર્થમહાશક્તિં લીલાઽપૃચ્છદ્ભુવિ સ્થિતા ॥ ૮ ॥

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 3.18.8 in Telugu sript:
భద్రాసనగతాం దేవీముపవిశ్య పురోగతా ।
పరమార్థమహాశక్తిం లీలాఽపృచ్ఛద్భువి స్థితా ॥ ౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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