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 4.2.2

जगदाद्यङ्कुरस्तत्र यद्यस्ति तदसौ तदा ।
कैरिवोदेति कथय कारणैः सहकारिभिः ॥ २ ॥

jagadādyaṅkurastatra yadyasti tadasau tadā |
kairivodeti kathaya kāraṇaiḥ sahakāribhiḥ || 2 ||

If it is granted, that there was the germ of the world in the beginning; still it is a question, what were the accompanying causes of its development.

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

Jagada, Yah, Tra, Yadi, Yad, Asti, Tada, Kah, Kim, Iva, Uda, Iti, Karana, Sahakarin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.2.2). 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: “jagadādyaṅkurastatra yadyasti tadasau tadā
  • jagadād -
  • jagada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yaṅ -
  • yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kura -
  • kur (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sta -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • tra -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yadya -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sau -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kairivodeti kathaya kāraṇaiḥ sahakāribhiḥ
  • kair -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ivo -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • ude -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    ud (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kathaya -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kāraṇaiḥ -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sahakāribhiḥ -
  • sahakārin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sahakārin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.2.2

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.2.2 in Gujarati sript:
જગદાદ્યઙ્કુરસ્તત્ર યદ્યસ્તિ તદસૌ તદા ।
કૈરિવોદેતિ કથય કારણૈઃ સહકારિભિઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 4.2.2 in Telugu sript:
జగదాద్యఙ్కురస్తత్ర యద్యస్తి తదసౌ తదా ।
కైరివోదేతి కథయ కారణైః సహకారిభిః ॥ ౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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