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 4.3.8

अतः स्मर्तुरभावेन स्मृतिर्वोदेति किं कथम् ।
अवश्यं हि महाकल्पे सर्वे मोक्षैकभागिनः ॥ ८ ॥

ataḥ smarturabhāvena smṛtirvodeti kiṃ katham |
avaśyaṃ hi mahākalpe sarve mokṣaikabhāginaḥ || 8 ||

It is certain that all beings are liberated, and become extinct in Brahma at the great dissolution; hence there cannot be remembrance of anything in the absence of the persons that remember the same.

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

Atah, Smartri, Abhava, Smriti, Voda, Iti, Kim, Katham, Katha, Avashyam, Mahakalpa, Sarva, Moksha, Aika, Bhagin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.3.8). 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.

  • Line1: “ataḥ smarturabhāvena smṛtirvodeti kiṃ katham
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • smartur -
  • smartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • abhāvena -
  • abhāva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • smṛtir -
  • smṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vode -
  • voda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    voda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vodā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line2: “avaśyaṃ hi mahākalpe sarve mokṣaikabhāginaḥ
  • avaśyam -
  • avaśyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    avaśyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mahākalpe -
  • mahākalpa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mokṣai -
  • mokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mokṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mokṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • aika -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāginaḥ -
  • bhāgin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhāgin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.3.8

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.3.8 in Gujarati sript:
અતઃ સ્મર્તુરભાવેન સ્મૃતિર્વોદેતિ કિં કથમ્ ।
અવશ્યં હિ મહાકલ્પે સર્વે મોક્ષૈકભાગિનઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 4.3.8 in Telugu sript:
అతః స్మర్తురభావేన స్మృతిర్వోదేతి కిం కథమ్ ।
అవశ్యం హి మహాకల్పే సర్వే మోక్షైకభాగినః ॥ ౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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