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 3.113.58

आलोकेन विनश्यन्त्या स्फुरन्त्या तमसोन्तरे ।
कौशिकेक्षणधर्मिण्या चित्रमन्धीकृतं जगत् ॥ ५८ ॥

ālokena vinaśyantyā sphurantyā tamasontare |
kauśikekṣaṇadharmiṇyā citramandhīkṛtaṃ jagat || 58 ||

It is strange that a thing sparkling in darkness, and vanishing in day light, and mope-eyed as the moping owl, should thus keep the world in darkness.

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

Aloka, Vina, Shyanti, Sphuranti, Tamas, Tamasa, Tara, Tari, Kaushika, Ikshana, Dharmini, Citram, Citra, Andhikrita, Jagat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.113.58). 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: “ālokena vinaśyantyā sphurantyā tamasontare
  • ālokena -
  • āloka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vina -
  • vina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyantyā -
  • śā -> śyantī (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √śā class 4 verb]
  • sphurantyā -
  • sphur -> sphurantī (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √sphur class 6 verb]
    sphurantī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tamaso -
  • tamasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tamasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tamas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tamasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūn -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tare -
  • tara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tari (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “kauśikekṣaṇadharmiṇyā citramandhīkṛtaṃ jagat
  • kauśike -
  • kauśika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    kauśika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kauśikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īkṣaṇa -
  • īkṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dharmiṇyā -
  • dharmiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • citram -
  • citram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    citra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    citrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • andhīkṛtam -
  • andhīkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    andhīkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    andhīkṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jagat -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 3.113.58

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 3.113.58 in Gujarati sript:
આલોકેન વિનશ્યન્ત્યા સ્ફુરન્ત્યા તમસોન્તરે ।
કૌશિકેક્ષણધર્મિણ્યા ચિત્રમન્ધીકૃતં જગત્ ॥ ૫૮ ॥

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 3.113.58 in Telugu sript:
ఆలోకేన వినశ్యన్త్యా స్ఫురన్త్యా తమసోన్తరే ।
కౌశికేక్షణధర్మిణ్యా చిత్రమన్ధీకృతం జగత్ ॥ ౫౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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