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 3.81.22

शुद्धसंवेदनाकाशरूपस्य परमाणुना ।
शोभते नहि साम्योक्तिर्मेरुसर्षपयोरिव ॥ २२ ॥

śuddhasaṃvedanākāśarūpasya paramāṇunā |
śobhate nahi sāmyoktirmerusarṣapayoriva || 22 ||

The comparison of the vast vacuity of divine understanding with a particle of air (as it is made by the minister), is not an exact simile. It is as a comparison of a mountain with a mustard seed, which is absurd.

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

Shuddha, Samvedana, Akasharupa, Paramanu, Shobhat, Nahi, Samya, Ukti, Merusarshapa, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.81.22). 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: “śuddhasaṃvedanākāśarūpasya paramāṇunā
  • śuddha -
  • śuddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
  • saṃvedanā -
  • saṃvedana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ākāśarūpasya -
  • ākāśarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ākāśarūpa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • paramāṇunā -
  • paramāṇu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    paramāṇu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “śobhate nahi sāmyoktirmerusarṣapayoriva
  • śobhate -
  • śubh -> śobhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √śubh class 1 verb]
    śubh -> śobhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √śubh class 1 verb]
    śubh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • nahi -
  • nahi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nahi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nahi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sāmyo -
  • sāmya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • uktir -
  • ukti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • merusarṣapayor -
  • merusarṣapa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.81.22

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 3.81.22 in Gujarati sript:
શુદ્ધસંવેદનાકાશરૂપસ્ય પરમાણુના ।
શોભતે નહિ સામ્યોક્તિર્મેરુસર્ષપયોરિવ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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 3.81.22 in Telugu sript:
శుద్ధసంవేదనాకాశరూపస్య పరమాణునా ।
శోభతే నహి సామ్యోక్తిర్మేరుసర్షపయోరివ ॥ ౨౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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