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 4.5.1

श्रीराम उवाच ।
भगवन्सर्वधर्मज्ञ पूर्वापरविदां वर ।
अयं मनसि संसारः स्फारः कथमिव स्थितः ॥ १ ॥

śrīrāma uvāca |
bhagavansarvadharmajña pūrvāparavidāṃ vara |
ayaṃ manasi saṃsāraḥ sphāraḥ kathamiva sthitaḥ || 1 ||

Rama said:—Tell me sir, that knowest all truths, and art best acquainted with all that is past and is to come, how the form of the world is so vividly existed in the mind.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.5.1). 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: “śrīrāma uvāca”
  • śrīrāma* -
  • śrīrāma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śrīrāmaḥ (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “bhagavansarvadharmajña pūrvāparavidāṃ vara”
  • bhagavan -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhagavan (vocative single)
  • sarvadharma -
  • sarvadharman (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sarvadharma (compound)
  • jña -
  • jña (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    jña (vocative single)
    jña (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    jña (vocative single)
  • pūrvāpara -
  • pūrvāpara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pūrvāpara (vocative single)
    pūrvāpara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    pūrvāpara (vocative single)
  • vidām -
  • vid (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vidām (genitive plural)
    vid (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vidām (genitive plural)
    vidā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vidām (accusative single)
  • vara -
  • vara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vara (vocative single)
    vara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    vara (vocative single)
    vṛ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    vara (imperative active second single)
  • Line 3: “ayaṃ manasi saṃsāraḥ sphāraḥ kathamiva sthitaḥ”
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ayam (adverb)
    ayam (accusative single)
    idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ayam (nominative single)
  • manasi -
  • manasin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    manasi (compound)
    manasi (adverb)
    manasin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    manasi (compound)
    manasi (adverb)
    manasi (nominative single)
    manasi (vocative single)
    manasi (accusative single)
    manas (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    manasi (locative single)
    mnā (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    manasi (present active second single)
  • saṃsāraḥ -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saṃsāraḥ (nominative single)
  • sphāraḥ -
  • sphāra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sphāraḥ (nominative single)
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    katham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    kathā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    katham (adverb)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • sthitaḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sthitaḥ (nominative single)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sthitaḥ (nominative single), from √sthā (class 1 verb)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (4.5.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shrirama (srirama, śrīrāma, श्रीराम): defined in 2 categories.
Vida (vidā, विदा): defined in 2 categories.
Vara (वर): defined in 2 categories.
Aya (अय): defined in 2 categories.
Manas (मनस्): defined in 2 categories.
Samsara (saṃsāra, संसार): defined in 2 categories.
Sthita (स्थित): defined in 2 categories.

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