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 3.52.49

भवतां चेतनांशानामहं चेतनधर्मिणी ।
कुलदेवी सदा पूज्या स्वत एव करोम्यहम् ॥ ४९ ॥

bhavatāṃ cetanāṃśānāmahaṃ cetanadharmiṇī |
kuladevī sadā pūjyā svata eva karomyaham || 49 ||

I am the progeny of Brahma, and the totality of that intelligence of which all beings participate: it is for this reason that I was adored by her as the Kula Devi or tutelar divinity of all living beings.

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

Cetana (+2), Sha (+2), Aha (+2), Dharmin (+1),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.52.49). 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: “bhavatāṃ cetanāṃśānāmahaṃ cetanadharmiṇī”
  • bhavatām -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavatām (genitive plural)
    bhavat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavatām (genitive plural)
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhavatām (genitive plural)
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bhavatām (genitive plural)
    bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavatām (imperative active third dual)
  • cetanāṃ -
  • cetanā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    cetanām (accusative single)
    cetanām (accusative single)
  • śānām -
  • śa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śānām (genitive plural)
    śa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    śānām (genitive plural)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aham (adverb)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    aham (nominative single)
  • cetana -
  • cetana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    cetana (vocative single)
    cetana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    cetana (vocative single)
  • dharmiṇī -
  • dharmiṇī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dharmiṇī (nominative single)
    dharmin (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    dharmiṇī (nominative dual)
    dharmiṇī (vocative dual)
    dharmiṇī (accusative dual)
  • Line 2: “kuladevī sadā pūjyā svata eva karomyaham”
  • kuladevī -
  • kuladevī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kuladevī (nominative single)
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    sad (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sadā (instrumental single)
    sad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sadā (instrumental single)
    sadā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sadā (nominative single)
  • pūjyā -
  • pūjyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    pūjyā (nominative single)
    pūj -> pūjyā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    pūjyā (nominative single), from √pūj (class 10 verb)
  • svata* -
  • svataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • karomya -
  • kṛ (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    karomi (present active first single)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aham (adverb)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    aham (nominative single)
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