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 3.55.1

प्रबुद्धलीलोवाच ।
यथैव जन्तुर्म्रियते जायते च यथा पुनः ।
तन्मे कथय देवेशि पुनर्बोधविवृद्धये ॥ १ ॥

prabuddhalīlovāca |
yathaiva janturmriyate jāyate ca yathā punaḥ |
tanme kathaya deveśi punarbodhavivṛddhaye || 1 ||

Lila said:—Tell me, goddess! for edification of my knowledge, the manner in which a living being comes to die and to be re-born in another form.

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

Prabuddha, Lila, Yatha, Jantu, Mriyat, Jayat, Puna, Deveshi, Punar, Bodha, Vivriddhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.55.1). 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: “prabuddhalīlovāca
  • prabuddha -
  • prabuddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prabuddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • līlo -
  • līla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    līla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    līlā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “yathaiva janturmriyate jāyate ca yathā punaḥ
  • yathai -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • jantur -
  • jantu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mriyate -
  • mṛ -> mriyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ -> mriyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    mṛ (verb class 6)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 3: “tanme kathaya deveśi punarbodhavivṛddhaye
  • tanme -
  • kathaya -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • deveśi -
  • deveśī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bodha -
  • bodha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bodha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    budh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vivṛddhaye -
  • vivṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.55.1

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.55.1 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રબુદ્ધલીલોવાચ ।
યથૈવ જન્તુર્મ્રિયતે જાયતે ચ યથા પુનઃ ।
તન્મે કથય દેવેશિ પુનર્બોધવિવૃદ્ધયે ॥ ૧ ॥

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 3.55.1 in Telugu sript:
ప్రబుద్ధలీలోవాచ ।
యథైవ జన్తుర్మ్రియతే జాయతే చ యథా పునః ।
తన్మే కథయ దేవేశి పునర్బోధవివృద్ధయే ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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