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 4.3.18

यथा स्तम्भे पुत्रिकान्तस्तस्याः स्वाङ्गेषु पुत्रिका ।
तस्याश्च पुत्रिकास्त्यङ्गे तथा त्रैलोक्यपुत्रिका ॥ १८ ॥

yathā stambhe putrikāntastasyāḥ svāṅgeṣu putrikā |
tasyāśca putrikāstyaṅge tathā trailokyaputrikā || 18 ||

As we see curved pillars, consisting of figures under figures, and those again under others; so is the grand pillar of the universe, composed of systems under systems to no end.

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

Yatha, Stambha, Stambhi, Putrika, Tasta, Svanga, Asti, Tatha, Trailokya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.3.18). 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: “yathā stambhe putrikāntastasyāḥ svāṅgeṣu putrikā
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • stambhe -
  • stambha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    stambhi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    stambh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • putrikān -
  • putrika (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tastasyā -
  • tas -> tasta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive single from √tas class 4 verb]
    tas -> tasta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive single from √tas class 4 verb]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • svāṅgeṣu -
  • svāṅga (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    svāṅga (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • putrikā -
  • putrikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “tasyāśca putrikāstyaṅge tathā trailokyaputrikā
  • tasyāś -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrikā -
  • putrika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putrika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putrikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • astyaṅ -
  • astī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ge -
  • ga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • trailokya -
  • trailokya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    trailokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrikā -
  • putrikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.3.18

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.3.18 in Gujarati sript:
યથા સ્તમ્ભે પુત્રિકાન્તસ્તસ્યાઃ સ્વાઙ્ગેષુ પુત્રિકા ।
તસ્યાશ્ચ પુત્રિકાસ્ત્યઙ્ગે તથા ત્રૈલોક્યપુત્રિકા ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 4.3.18 in Telugu sript:
యథా స్తమ్భే పుత్రికాన్తస్తస్యాః స్వాఙ్గేషు పుత్రికా ।
తస్యాశ్చ పుత్రికాస్త్యఙ్గే తథా త్రైలోక్యపుత్రికా ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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