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 4.1.27

तत्सूक्ष्ममसदाभासमसदेव ह्यतादृशम् ।
कीदृशी बीजता तत्र बीजाभावे कुतोऽङ्कुरः ॥ २७ ॥

tatsūkṣmamasadābhāsamasadeva hyatādṛśam |
kīdṛśī bījatā tatra bījābhāve kuto'ṅkuraḥ || 27 ||

That which is as minute as a nil and a zero, is equivalent to nothing; and could never be the mundane seed, without which there could be no germ nor sprout.

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

Tat, Tad, Sukshmam, Sukshma, Asat, Abhasa, Eva, Adrish, Kidrish, Kidrishi, Bija, Tan, Tatra, Abhava, Kutah, Kuta, Ankura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.1.27). 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: “tatsūkṣmamasadābhāsamasadeva hyatādṛśam
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sūkṣmam -
  • sūkṣmam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sūkṣma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sūkṣma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sūkṣmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • asad -
  • asat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    asat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sas (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ābhāsam -
  • ābhāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ābhāsa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ābhāsā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • asad -
  • asat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    asat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sas (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • atā -
  • at (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • adṛśam -
  • adṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    adṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kīdṛśī bījatā tatra bījābhāve kuto'ṅkuraḥ
  • kīdṛśī -
  • kīdṛśī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kīdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bīja -
  • bīja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bīja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bījā -
  • bījā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bīja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bīja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bījā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhāve -
  • abhāva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • kuto' -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅkuraḥ -
  • aṅkura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.1.27

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.1.27 in Gujarati sript:
તત્સૂક્ષ્મમસદાભાસમસદેવ હ્યતાદૃશમ્ ।
કીદૃશી બીજતા તત્ર બીજાભાવે કુતોઽઙ્કુરઃ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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 4.1.27 in Telugu sript:
తత్సూక్ష్మమసదాభాసమసదేవ హ్యతాదృశమ్ ।
కీదృశీ బీజతా తత్ర బీజాభావే కుతోఽఙ్కురః ॥ ౨౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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