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 3.52.23

लीलोवाच ।
कथमेषा पुरा देवि संपन्ना तत्र देहिनी ।
कथं च तत्सपत्नीकभावमाप्तवती स्थिता ॥ २३ ॥

līlovāca |
kathameṣā purā devi saṃpannā tatra dehinī |
kathaṃ ca tatsapatnīkabhāvamāptavatī sthitā || 23 ||

Lila asked said:—Tell me, O goddess! how was this lady endowed here with my form before, and how is she translated to and placed as my step-dame beside my deceased husband?

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

Lila (+2), Pura (+2), Devi (+2), Dehini (+1), Bhava (+2), Apta (+2), Vati (+1), Sthita (+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 3.52.23). 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: “līlovāca”
  • līlo -
  • līlā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    līlā (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “kathameṣā purā devi saṃpannā tatra dehinī”
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    katham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    katham (adverb)
  • eṣā -
  • eṣā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    eṣā (nominative single)
  • purā* -
  • pura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    purāḥ (nominative plural)
    purāḥ (vocative plural)
    purā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    purāḥ (nominative plural)
    purāḥ (vocative plural)
    purāḥ (accusative plural)
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    devi (adverb)
    devi (adverb)
    devi (vocative single)
    devi (vocative single)
    devin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    devi (compound)
    devi (adverb)
    devin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    devi (compound)
    devi (adverb)
    devi (nominative single)
    devi (vocative single)
    devi (accusative single)
  • sampannā -
  • sampannā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sampannā (nominative single)
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tatra (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tatra (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • dehinī -
  • dehinī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dehinī (nominative single)
    dehin (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    dehinī (nominative dual)
    dehinī (vocative dual)
    dehinī (accusative dual)
  • Line 3: “kathaṃ ca tatsapatnīkabhāvamāptavatī sthitā”
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    katham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    katham (adverb)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • sapatnīka -
  • sapatnīka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sapatnīka (vocative single)
    sapatnīka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sapatnīka (vocative single)
  • bhāvam -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhāvam (adverb)
    bhāvam (accusative single)
    bhū -> bhāvam (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √bhū
  • āpta -
  • āpta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āpta (vocative single)
    āpta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āpta (vocative single)
    āp (verb class 5); (2 der.)
    āpta (aorist active second plural)
    āpta (aorist middle third single)
  • vatī -
  • vati (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    vatī (nominative dual)
    vatī (vocative dual)
    vatī (accusative dual)
  • sthitā -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sthitā (nominative single)
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    sthitā (nominative single), from √sthā (class 1 verb)
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