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 3.91.23

कथ्यते जीवनाम्नैतच्चित्तं प्रतनुवासनम् ।
शान्तदेहचमत्कारं जीवं विद्धि क्रमात्परम् ॥ २३ ॥

kathyate jīvanāmnaitaccittaṃ pratanuvāsanam |
śāntadehacamatkāraṃ jīvaṃ viddhi kramātparam || 23 ||

The self same mind is termed also the living principle said:—Jiva (Zoa), when it is combined with its purer desires; and is to be known after all to be bodiless and unknown in its nature.

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

Jivana (+1), Citta (+2), Vasana (+2), Deha (+2), Camatkara (+2), Jiva (+2), Krama (+2), Para (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.91.23). 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: “kathyate jīvanāmnaitaccittaṃ pratanuvāsanam”
  • kathyate -
  • kath (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    kathyate (present passive third single)
  • jīvanām -
  • jīvanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jīvanām (accusative single)
  • nai -
  • 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)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    nṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
  • etac -
  • etad (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    etat (compound)
    etat (adverb)
    etat (nominative single)
    etat (vocative single)
    etad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    etat (compound)
    etat (nominative single)
    etat (accusative single)
  • cittam -
  • citta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    cittam (adverb)
    cittam (accusative single)
    citta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    cittam (adverb)
    cittam (nominative single)
    cittam (accusative single)
    cittā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cittam (adverb)
    cit (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    cittam (imperative active second dual)
  • pratanu -
  • pratanu (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    pratanu (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    pratanu (nominative single)
    pratanu (vocative single)
    pratanu (accusative single)
    pratanu (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • vāsanam -
  • vāsana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vāsanam (adverb)
    vāsanam (accusative single)
    vāsana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vāsanam (adverb)
    vāsanam (nominative single)
    vāsanam (accusative single)
    vāsanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vāsanam (adverb)
  • Line 2: “śāntadehacamatkāraṃ jīvaṃ viddhi kramātparam”
  • śānta -
  • śānta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śānta (vocative single)
    śānta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śānta (vocative single)
    śam -> śānta (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    śānta (vocative single), from √śam (class 4 verb)
    śānta (vocative single), from √śam (class 9 verb)
    śam -> śānta (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    śānta (vocative single), from √śam (class 4 verb)
    śānta (vocative single), from √śam (class 9 verb)
  • deha -
  • deha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    deha (vocative single)
    deha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    deha (vocative single)
    dah (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    deha (perfect active second plural)
  • camatkāram -
  • camatkāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    camatkāram (adverb)
    camatkāram (accusative single)
  • jīvam -
  • jīva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jīvam (adverb)
    jīvam (accusative single)
    jīva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jīvam (adverb)
    jīvam (nominative single)
    jīvam (accusative single)
    jīvā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jīvam (adverb)
    jīv -> jīvam (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √jīv
  • viddhi -
  • viddhi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    vid (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    viddhi (imperative active second single)
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    krama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kramāt (adverb)
    kramāt (ablative single)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    param (adverb)
    param (accusative single)
    para (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    param (nominative single)
    param (accusative single)
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