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 3.39.18

वहद्रक्तनदीरंहोरूढभूचररूपिकम् ।
वेतालकुलकङ्कालकर्षणाकुलकाकलम् ॥ १८ ॥

vahadraktanadīraṃhorūḍhabhūcararūpikam |
vetālakulakaṅkālakarṣaṇākulakākalam || 18 ||

Bodies of Vetalas stood in the streams of blood like earthly beings, and snatched the skeletons with hideous cries.

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

Vahat, Rakta, Nadi, Ramhas, Ramha, Rudha, Bhucara, Rupika, Vetala, Kula, Kankalaka, Akulaka, Akala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.39.18). 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.

  • Line1: “vahadraktanadīraṃhorūḍhabhūcararūpikam
  • vahad -
  • vahat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vah -> vahat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vah class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vah class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vah class 1 verb]
  • rakta -
  • rakta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rakta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rag -> rakta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √rag class 1 verb]
    rag -> rakta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √rag class 1 verb]
    raj -> rakta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √raj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √raj class 4 verb]
    raj -> rakta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √raj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √raj class 4 verb]
    rañj -> rakta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √rañj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rañj class 4 verb]
    rañj -> rakta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √rañj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rañj class 4 verb]
  • nadīr -
  • nadi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nadi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
    nadī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • raṃho -
  • raṃhas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    raṃhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    raṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rūḍha -
  • rūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ruh -> rūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ruh class 1 verb]
    ruh -> rūḍha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ruh class 1 verb]
  • bhūcara -
  • bhūcara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhūcara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūpikam -
  • rūpika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rūpikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line2: “vetālakulakaṅkālakarṣaṇākulakākalam
  • vetāla -
  • vetāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kula -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaṅkālakar -
  • kaṅkālaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṅkālaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛṣa -
  • ṛṣ (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ṇā -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akulakā -
  • akulaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akulaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akulakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akalam -
  • akala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.39.18

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.39.18 in Gujarati sript:
વહદ્રક્તનદીરંહોરૂઢભૂચરરૂપિકમ્ ।
વેતાલકુલકઙ્કાલકર્ષણાકુલકાકલમ્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 3.39.18 in Telugu sript:
వహద్రక్తనదీరంహోరూఢభూచరరూపికమ్ ।
వేతాలకులకఙ్కాలకర్షణాకులకాకలమ్ ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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