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 3.37.31

काशैस्तद्देहकाः क्रांता अदृश्यैर्मायया खगैः ।
निर्धूतपक्षैः क्षुभितैः पवनैरिव पांसवः ॥ ३१ ॥

kāśaistaddehakāḥ krāṃtā adṛśyairmāyayā khagaiḥ |
nirdhūtapakṣaiḥ kṣubhitaiḥ pavanairiva pāṃsavaḥ || 31 ||

The Kasas (Khasias) covering their bodies with kusa grass (in their grassy garbs), appeared as birds with feathers, and raised clouds of dust by flapping their feathered arms.

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

Kasha, Tad, Tat, Deha, Kranta, Adrishya, Maya, Khaga, Nirdhuta, Paksha, Kshubhita, Pavana, Iva, Pamsava, Pamsu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.37.31). 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: “kāśaistaddehakāḥ krāṃtā adṛśyairmāyayā khagaiḥ
  • kāśais -
  • kāśa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • deha -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dah (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • kāḥ -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • krāntā* -
  • krānta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    krāntā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kram -> krānta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kram class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kram class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √kram class 4 verb]
    kram -> krāntā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kram class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kram class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kram class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kram class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √kram class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √kram class 4 verb]
  • adṛśyair -
  • adṛśya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    adṛśya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • māyayā -
  • māyā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • khagaiḥ -
  • khaga (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    khaga (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “nirdhūtapakṣaiḥ kṣubhitaiḥ pavanairiva pāṃsavaḥ
  • nirdhūta -
  • nirdhūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nirdhūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pakṣaiḥ -
  • pakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • kṣubhitaiḥ -
  • kṣubhita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kṣubhita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    kṣubh -> kṣubhita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 4 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 5 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 9 verb]
    kṣubh -> kṣubhita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 4 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 5 verb], [instrumental plural from √kṣubh class 9 verb]
  • pavanair -
  • pavana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pavana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pāṃsavaḥ -
  • pāṃsava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pāṃsu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.37.31

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.37.31 in Gujarati sript:
કાશૈસ્તદ્દેહકાઃ ક્રાંતા અદૃશ્યૈર્માયયા ખગૈઃ ।
નિર્ધૂતપક્ષૈઃ ક્ષુભિતૈઃ પવનૈરિવ પાંસવઃ ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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 3.37.31 in Telugu sript:
కాశైస్తద్దేహకాః క్రాంతా అదృశ్యైర్మాయయా ఖగైః ।
నిర్ధూతపక్షైః క్షుభితైః పవనైరివ పాంసవః ॥ ౩౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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