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 3.54.29

देशकालक्रियाद्रव्यशुद्ध्यशुद्धी स्वकर्मणाम् ।
न्यूनत्वे चाधिकत्वे च नृणां कारणमायुषः ॥ २९ ॥

deśakālakriyādravyaśuddhyaśuddhī svakarmaṇām |
nyūnatve cādhikatve ca nṛṇāṃ kāraṇamāyuṣaḥ || 29 ||

It is however by virtue of place and time, of climate and food, and our good or bad actions and habits, that human life extends above or descends below these limits.

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

Deshakala, Kriya, Ravi, Ravya, Ashuddhi, Svakarman, Nyunatva, Adhikatva, Nri, Karana, Ayus,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.54.29). 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: “deśakālakriyādravyaśuddhyaśuddhī svakarmaṇām
  • deśakāla -
  • deśakāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kriyād -
  • kriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [benedictive active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [benedictive active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [benedictive active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [benedictive active third single]
  • ravya -
  • ravi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ru -> ravya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ru class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ru class 2 verb]
    ru -> ravya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ru class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ru class 2 verb]
  • aśuddhya -
  • aśuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aśuddhī -
  • aśuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • svakarmaṇām -
  • svakarman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line2: “nyūnatve cādhikatve ca nṛṇāṃ kāraṇamāyuṣaḥ
  • nyūnatve -
  • nyūnatva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhikatve -
  • adhikatva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nṛṇām -
  • nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āyuṣaḥ -
  • āyus (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    āyus (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.54.29

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.54.29 in Gujarati sript:
દેશકાલક્રિયાદ્રવ્યશુદ્ધ્યશુદ્ધી સ્વકર્મણામ્ ।
ન્યૂનત્વે ચાધિકત્વે ચ નૃણાં કારણમાયુષઃ ॥ ૨૯ ॥

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 3.54.29 in Telugu sript:
దేశకాలక్రియాద్రవ్యశుద్ధ్యశుద్ధీ స్వకర్మణామ్ ।
న్యూనత్వే చాధికత్వే చ నృణాం కారణమాయుషః ॥ ౨౯ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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