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 3.85.37

श्रीभानुरुवाच ।
अस्य दृश्यप्रपञ्चस्य नित्यं कारणतामसि ।
गतः कस्मान्न जानीषे किं मामीश्वर पृच्छसि ॥ ३७ ॥

śrībhānuruvāca |
asya dṛśyaprapañcasya nityaṃ kāraṇatāmasi |
gataḥ kasmānna jānīṣe kiṃ māmīśvara pṛcchasi || 37 ||

The sun replied:—Thou lord! art the eternal cause of these false phenomena, how is it then that thou knowest it not, but askest me about the cause thereof?

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.85.37). 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: “śrībhānuruvāca”
  • śrībhānur -
  • śrībhānu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śrībhānuḥ (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “asya dṛśyaprapañcasya nityaṃ kāraṇatāmasi”
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √as
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asya (genitive single)
    idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asya (genitive single)
    idam (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    asya (genitive single)
    as (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    asya (imperative active second single)
  • dṛśya -
  • dṛśya (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    dṛśya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛśya (vocative single)
    dṛśya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛśya (vocative single)
    dṛś -> dṛśya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛśya (vocative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    dṛśya (vocative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
  • prapañcasya -
  • prapañca (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prapañcasya (genitive single)
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
    nityam (accusative single)
    nitya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
    nityam (nominative single)
    nityam (accusative single)
    nityā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    nityam (adverb)
  • kāraṇatām -
  • kāraṇatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kāraṇatām (accusative single)
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    asi (adverb)
    asi (vocative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asi (present active second single)
  • Line 3: “gataḥ kasmānna jānīṣe kiṃ māmīśvara pṛcchasi”
  • gataḥ -
  • gat (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    gataḥ (accusative plural)
    gataḥ (ablative single)
    gataḥ (genitive single)
    gat (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    gataḥ (ablative single)
    gataḥ (genitive single)
    gata (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gataḥ (nominative single)
  • kasmān -
  • kasmāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kasmāt (ablative single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kasmāt (ablative single)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kasmāt (ablative single)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
  • jānīṣe -
  • jñā (verb class 9); (1 der.)
    jānīṣe (present middle second single)
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kim (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (accusative single)
  • māmī -
  • (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    māmi (present active first single)
  • īśvara -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    īśvara (vocative single)
    īśvara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    īśvara (vocative single)
  • pṛcchasi -
  • praś (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    pṛcchasi (present active second single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (3.85.37). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shribhanu (sribhanu, śrībhānu, श्रीभानु): defined in 2 categories.
Drishya (drsya, dṛśya, दृश्य): defined in 1 categories.
Prapanca (prapañca, प्रपञ्च): defined in 3 categories.
Nitya (नित्य): defined in 2 categories.
Karanata (kāraṇatā, कारणता): defined in 2 categories.
Asi (asī, असी): defined in 2 categories.
Gata (गत): defined in 1 categories.
Ka (क): defined in 2 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Ishvara (isvara, īśvara, ईश्वर): defined in 2 categories.

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