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 3.26.50

बालो व्योमैव वेतालं म्रियमाणोऽम्बरे वनम् ।
केशोण्ड्रकं खमन्यस्तु खमन्यो वेत्ति मौक्तिकम् ॥ ५० ॥

bālo vyomaiva vetālaṃ mriyamāṇo'mbare vanam |
keśoṇḍrakaṃ khamanyastu khamanyo vetti mauktikam || 50 ||

So boys see ghosts in the air, and the dying man views a forest in it; others see elephants in clouds, and some see pearls in sun-beams.

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

Bala (+2), Vyoma (+2), Vetala (+2), Ambara (+2), Vana (+2), Kha (+2), Ani (+1), Mauktika (+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 3.26.50). 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: “bālo vyomaiva vetālaṃ mriyamāṇo'mbare vanam”
  • bālo* -
  • bāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bālaḥ (nominative single)
  • vyomai -
  • vyoman (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyomā (nominative single)
    vyomā (nominative single)
    vyoman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoma (adverb)
    vyoma (nominative single)
    vyoma (vocative single)
    vyoma (accusative single)
    vyoma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vyoma (vocative single)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • vetālam -
  • vetāla (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vetālam (adverb)
    vetālam (accusative single)
    vetālā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vetālam (adverb)
  • mriyamāṇo' -
  • mṛ -> mriyamāṇa (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    mriyamāṇaḥ (nominative single), from √mṛ (class 1 verb)
    mriyamāṇaḥ (nominative single), from √mṛ (class 6 verb)
    mriyamāṇaḥ (nominative single), from √mṛ (class 6 verb)
  • ambare -
  • ambara (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    ambare (nominative dual)
    ambare (vocative dual)
    ambare (accusative dual)
    ambare (locative single)
  • vanam -
  • vana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vanam (adverb)
    vanam (accusative single)
    vana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vanam (adverb)
    vanam (nominative single)
    vanam (accusative single)
    vanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vanam (adverb)
  • Line 2: “keśoṇḍrakaṃ khamanyastu khamanyo vetti mauktikam”
  • Cannot analyse keśoṇḍrakam*kh
  • kham -
  • kham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kham (adverb)
    kham (accusative single)
    kha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kham (adverb)
    kham (nominative single)
    kham (accusative single)
    khā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kham (adverb)
    kham (adverb)
  • anyas -
  • anī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    anyaḥ (nominative plural)
    anyaḥ (vocative plural)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • kham -
  • kham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kham (adverb)
    kham (accusative single)
    kha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kham (adverb)
    kham (nominative single)
    kham (accusative single)
    khā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kham (adverb)
    kham (adverb)
  • anyo* -
  • anī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    anyaḥ (nominative plural)
    anyaḥ (vocative plural)
  • vetti -
  • vid (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    vetti (present active third single)
  • mauktikam -
  • mauktika (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    mauktikam (adverb)
    mauktikam (accusative single)
    mauktika (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    mauktikam (adverb)
    mauktikam (nominative single)
    mauktikam (accusative single)
    mauktikā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mauktikam (adverb)
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