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 3.36.12

मुसलैर्मुसलोदाराः कुन्तिनः कुन्तिधारिभिः ।
ऋष्ट्यायुधा ऋष्टिधरैः प्रासिभिः प्रासपाणयः ॥ १२ ॥

musalairmusalodārāḥ kuntinaḥ kuntidhāribhiḥ |
ṛṣṭyāyudhā ṛṣṭidharaiḥ prāsibhiḥ prāsapāṇayaḥ || 12 ||

Maces were opposed to maces (musalas), and lancers were set against the lance bearers (kuntas) in fighting. Spearmen braved the spearmen (rishtis), and the throwers of missiles were crossed with missives (prasas) in hand.

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

Musala (+2), Udara (+1), Kunti (+2), Ayudha (+2), Dhara (+2), Asi (+2), Prasa (+1), Pani (+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 3.36.12). 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: “musalairmusalodārāḥ kuntinaḥ kuntidhāribhiḥ”
  • musalair -
  • musala (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    musalaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    musala (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    musalaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • musalo -
  • musala (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    musala (vocative single)
    musala (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    musala (vocative single)
  • udārāḥ -
  • udāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    udārāḥ (nominative plural)
    udārāḥ (vocative plural)
    udārā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    udārāḥ (nominative plural)
    udārāḥ (vocative plural)
    udārāḥ (accusative plural)
  • kunti -
  • kunti (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    kuntī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kunti (adverb)
    kunti (vocative single)
  • naḥ -
  • na (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    naḥ (nominative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (3 der.)
    naḥ (accusative plural)
    naḥ (dative plural)
    naḥ (genitive plural)
  • kunti -
  • kunti (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    kuntī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kunti (adverb)
    kunti (vocative single)
  • dhāribhiḥ -
  • dhāri (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhāribhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dhāri (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dhāribhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dhāri (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    dhāribhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dhārin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhāribhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dhārin (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dhāribhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line 2: “ṛṣṭyāyudhā ṛṣṭidharaiḥ prāsibhiḥ prāsapāṇayaḥ”
  • ṛṣṭyā -
  • ṛṣṭi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    ṛṣṭyā (instrumental single)
    ṛṣṭyā (instrumental single)
  • ayudhā* -
  • ayudha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ayudhāḥ (nominative plural)
    ayudhāḥ (vocative plural)
  • ṛṣṭi -
  • ṛṣṭi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • dharaiḥ -
  • dhara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dharaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    dhara (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dharaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    pra (vocative single)
    pra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    pra (vocative single)
    prā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    prā (nominative single)
    prā (nominative single)
    prā (nominative single)
    prā (nominative single)
  • asibhiḥ -
  • asi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    asi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • prāsa -
  • prāsa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    prāsa (vocative single)
  • pāṇayaḥ -
  • pāṇi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pāṇayaḥ (nominative plural)
    pāṇayaḥ (vocative plural)
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