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 3.96.43

यथा गच्छति शैलूषो रूपाण्यलं तथैव हि ।
मनो नामान्यनेकानि धत्ते कर्मान्तरं व्रजत् ॥ ४३ ॥

yathā gacchati śailūṣo rūpāṇyalaṃ tathaiva hi |
mano nāmānyanekāni dhatte karmāntaraṃ vrajat || 43 ||

The mind bears its different appellations according to the variety of its functions;just as an actor in the theatre, appears under different names and garbs of the dramatic personages on the stage.

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

Yatha, Gacchat, Shailusha, Rupa, Alam, Ala, Tatha, Mana, Manas, Naman, Aneka, Karmantara, Vrajat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.96.43). 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: “yathā gacchati śailūṣo rūpāṇyalaṃ tathaiva hi
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • gacchati -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • śailūṣo* -
  • śailūṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rūpāṇya -
  • rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • alam -
  • alam (indeclinable)
    ala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tathai -
  • tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Line 2: “mano nāmānyanekāni dhatte karmāntaraṃ vrajat
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāmānya -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • anekāni -
  • aneka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhatte -
  • dhā (verb class 3)
    [present middle third single]
  • karmāntaram -
  • karmāntara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vrajat -
  • vraj -> vrajat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vraj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vraj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vraj class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.96.43

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 3.96.43 in Gujarati sript:
યથા ગચ્છતિ શૈલૂષો રૂપાણ્યલં તથૈવ હિ ।
મનો નામાન્યનેકાનિ ધત્તે કર્માન્તરં વ્રજત્ ॥ ૪૩ ॥

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 3.96.43 in Telugu sript:
యథా గచ్ఛతి శైలూషో రూపాణ్యలం తథైవ హి ।
మనో నామాన్యనేకాని ధత్తే కర్మాన్తరం వ్రజత్ ॥ ౪౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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