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 3.68.5

नीहारवसनच्छन्ना मेदुराभ्रशिरःपटा ।
लम्बाभ्रबिम्बोल्लसिता नित्योत्थतिमिरोर्ध्वजा ॥ ५ ॥

nīhāravasanacchannā medurābhraśiraḥpaṭā |
lambābhrabimbollasitā nityotthatimirordhvajā || 5 ||

A white mantle formed the covering of her head, like the fragment of a cloud; and the long erect hairs of her head, stood like a sable cloud on her crest.

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

Nihara, Vasat, Shanna, Medura, Abhrashiras, Pash, Lamba, Abhra, Bimba, Bimbu, Ullasita, Nitya, Uttha, Timira, Urdhvaja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.68.5). 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: “nīhāravasanacchannā medurābhraśiraḥpaṭā
  • nīhāra -
  • nīhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vasan -
  • vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vas class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vas class 1 verb]
  • acch -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śannā* -
  • śanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śannā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    śad -> śanna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śad class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śad class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √śad class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √śad class 6 verb]
    śad -> śannā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śad class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śad class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śad class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √śad class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √śad class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √śad class 6 verb]
  • medurā -
  • medura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    medura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    medurā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhraśiraḥ -
  • abhraśiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • paṭ -
  • paś (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “lambābhrabimbollasitā nityotthatimirordhvajā
  • lambā -
  • lamba (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lamba (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lambā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhra -
  • abhra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhr (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bimbo -
  • bimba (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bimba (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bimbā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bimbu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ullasitā* -
  • ullasita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ullasitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nityo -
  • nitya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttha -
  • uttha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uttha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • timiro -
  • timira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    timira (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    timirā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūrdhvajā -
  • ūrdhvajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.68.5

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.68.5 in Gujarati sript:
નીહારવસનચ્છન્ના મેદુરાભ્રશિરઃપટા ।
લમ્બાભ્રબિમ્બોલ્લસિતા નિત્યોત્થતિમિરોર્ધ્વજા ॥ ૫ ॥

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 3.68.5 in Telugu sript:
నీహారవసనచ్ఛన్నా మేదురాభ్రశిరఃపటా ।
లమ్బాభ్రబిమ్బోల్లసితా నిత్యోత్థతిమిరోర్ధ్వజా ॥ ౫ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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