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 3.72.9

कृष्णत्वहिंस्रतातैक्ष्ण्यव्याप्तास्यपवनाशनैः ।
यत्नात्पदं निबध्नन्ती रेण्वणूपलसंकटे ॥ ९ ॥

kṛṣṇatvahiṃsratātaikṣṇyavyāptāsyapavanāśanaiḥ |
yatnātpadaṃ nibadhnantī reṇvaṇūpalasaṃkaṭe || 9 ||

The acute point of the black iron needle, firmly preserved its standing posture by penetrating the ground;while it fed itself upon the air, which it inhaled by its uplifted mouth.

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

Krishnatva, Himsra, Tan, Taikshnya, Vyapta, Idam, Pavanashana, Yatna, Pada, Renu, Anu, Palasa, Kata, Kati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.72.9). 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: “kṛṣṇatvahiṃsratātaikṣṇyavyāptāsyapavanāśanaiḥ
  • kṛṣṇatva -
  • kṛṣṇatva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hiṃsra -
  • hiṃsra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hiṃsra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • taikṣṇya -
  • taikṣṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vyāptā -
  • vyāpta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyāpta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pavanāśanaiḥ -
  • pavanāśana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “yatnātpadaṃ nibadhnantī reṇvaṇūpalasaṃkaṭe
  • yatnāt -
  • yatna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • badhnantī -
  • reṇva -
  • reṇu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aṇū -
  • aṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • palasaṅ -
  • palasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    palasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kaṭe -
  • kaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaṭi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kaṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kaṭ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.72.9

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.72.9 in Gujarati sript:
કૃષ્ણત્વહિંસ્રતાતૈક્ષ્ણ્યવ્યાપ્તાસ્યપવનાશનૈઃ ।
યત્નાત્પદં નિબધ્નન્તી રેણ્વણૂપલસંકટે ॥ ૯ ॥

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 3.72.9 in Telugu sript:
కృష్ణత్వహింస్రతాతైక్ష్ణ్యవ్యాప్తాస్యపవనాశనైః ।
యత్నాత్పదం నిబధ్నన్తీ రేణ్వణూపలసంకటే ॥ ౯ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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