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 3.89.40

भावितार्थाभिपतितं मनस्तिष्ठति पूर्ववत् ।
इष्टेऽर्थे चिरमाविष्टं दधानं तत्स्थितं मनः ॥ ४० ॥

bhāvitārthābhipatitaṃ manastiṣṭhati pūrvavat |
iṣṭe'rthe ciramāviṣṭaṃ dadhānaṃ tatsthitaṃ manaḥ || 40 ||

The mind is firm for ever that is steadfast to its fixed purpose. Nay it is identified with the object which it has constantly in its thoughts.

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

Bhavita, Artha, Abhi, Patita, Mana, Manas, Tishthat, Purvavat, Ishta, Ishti, Ciram, Cira, Avishta, Dadha, Tatsthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.89.40). 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: “bhāvitārthābhipatitaṃ manastiṣṭhati pūrvavat
  • bhāvitā -
  • bhāvita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāvita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhū -> bhāvita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bhū]
    bhū -> bhāvita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √bhū]
    bhāvitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhū -> bhāvita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √bhū]
    bhū -> bhāvita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √bhū]
    bhū -> bhāvitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bhū]
  • arthā -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abhi -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • patitam -
  • patita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    patita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    patitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pat -> patita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
  • manas -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tiṣṭhati -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • pūrvavat -
  • pūrvavat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pūrvavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pūrvavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “iṣṭe'rthe ciramāviṣṭaṃ dadhānaṃ tatsthitaṃ manaḥ
  • iṣṭe' -
  • iṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    iṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    iṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    iṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √iṣ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √iṣ class 6 verb], [locative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    iṣ -> iṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √iṣ class 6 verb], [vocative single from √iṣ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √iṣ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √yaj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yaj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yaj class 1 verb], [locative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √yaj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √yaj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yaj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āviṣṭam -
  • āviṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āviṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āviṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dadhān -
  • dadha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tatsthitam -
  • tatsthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatsthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • manaḥ -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.89.40

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.89.40 in Gujarati sript:
ભાવિતાર્થાભિપતિતં મનસ્તિષ્ઠતિ પૂર્વવત્ ।
ઇષ્ટેઽર્થે ચિરમાવિષ્ટં દધાનં તત્સ્થિતં મનઃ ॥ ૪૦ ॥

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 3.89.40 in Telugu sript:
భావితార్థాభిపతితం మనస్తిష్ఠతి పూర్వవత్ ।
ఇష్టేఽర్థే చిరమావిష్టం దధానం తత్స్థితం మనః ॥ ౪౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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