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 3.112.21

मनसैव मनश्छित्त्वा पाशं परमबन्धनम् ।
उन्मोचितो न येनात्मा नासावन्येन मोक्ष्यते ॥ २१ ॥

manasaiva manaśchittvā pāśaṃ paramabandhanam |
unmocito na yenātmā nāsāvanyena mokṣyate || 21 ||

Let your own mind cut the net of the mind, which is ensnared in this world; and extricate your soul, by this wise policy, which is the only means of your liberation.

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

Manasa, Manas, Mana, Pasha, Parama, Bandhana, Unma, Ucita, Yena, Yah, Yat, Atma, Nasi, Anya, Mokshyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.112.21). 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: “manasaiva manaśchittvā pāśaṃ paramabandhanam
  • manasai -
  • manasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    manasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    manasā (indeclinable)
    manas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    manasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • manaś -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • chittvā -
  • chid -> chittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √chid]
    chid -> chittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √chid]
  • pāśam -
  • pāśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāśā (noun, feminine)
  • parama -
  • parama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bandhanam -
  • bandhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bandhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “unmocito na yenātmā nāsāvanyena mokṣyate
  • unmo -
  • unmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucito* -
  • ucita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    uc -> ucita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √uc class 4 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yenā -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • atmā* -
  • atma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nāsāva -
  • nās (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first dual]
    nāsi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nāsi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • anyena -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mokṣyate -
  • muc -> mokṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mokṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    mokṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    mokṣ (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
    muc (verb class 6)
    [future middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.112.21

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 3.112.21 in Gujarati sript:
મનસૈવ મનશ્છિત્ત્વા પાશં પરમબન્ધનમ્ ।
ઉન્મોચિતો ન યેનાત્મા નાસાવન્યેન મોક્ષ્યતે ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 3.112.21 in Telugu sript:
మనసైవ మనశ్ఛిత్త్వా పాశం పరమబన్ధనమ్ ।
ఉన్మోచితో న యేనాత్మా నాసావన్యేన మోక్ష్యతే ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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