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 3.113.20

आलोके विमले म्लाना तमस्यपि विराजते ।
मृगतृष्णेव शुष्काभा नानावर्णविलासिनी ॥ २० ॥

āloke vimale mlānā tamasyapi virājate |
mṛgatṛṣṇeva śuṣkābhā nānāvarṇavilāsinī || 20 ||

They fade away before the brighter light of the sun, but brighten in the darkness of the night; their light is like that of the mirage, by reflection of sunbeams.

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

Aloka, Vimale, Vimala, Mlana, Tama, Tamas, Api, Viraja, Tad, Yushmad, Mrigatrishna, Mrigatrishni, Iva, Shushka, Nanavarna, Vilasin, Vilasini, Vilasi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.113.20). 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: “āloke vimale mlānā tamasyapi virājate
  • āloke -
  • āloka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vimale -
  • vimale (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vimala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vimala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vimalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mlānā -
  • mlānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mlā -> mlānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √mlā class 1 verb]
  • tamasya -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tamas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • virāja -
  • virāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    virāja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “mṛgatṛṣṇeva śuṣkābhā nānāvarṇavilāsinī
  • mṛgatṛṣṇe -
  • mṛgatṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mṛgatṛṣṇi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śuṣkā -
  • śuṣka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuṣka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śuṣkā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śuṣ -> śuṣka (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śuṣ class 4 verb], [vocative single from √śuṣ class 6 verb]
    śuṣ -> śuṣka (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śuṣ class 4 verb], [vocative single from √śuṣ class 6 verb]
    śuṣ -> śuṣkā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śuṣ class 4 verb], [nominative single from √śuṣ class 6 verb]
  • abhā* -
  • bhā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • nānāvarṇa -
  • nānāvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nānāvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vilāsinī -
  • vilāsinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vilāsin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vilāsī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.113.20

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.113.20 in Gujarati sript:
આલોકે વિમલે મ્લાના તમસ્યપિ વિરાજતે ।
મૃગતૃષ્ણેવ શુષ્કાભા નાનાવર્ણવિલાસિની ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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 3.113.20 in Telugu sript:
ఆలోకే విమలే మ్లానా తమస్యపి విరాజతే ।
మృగతృష్ణేవ శుష్కాభా నానావర్ణవిలాసినీ ॥ ౨౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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