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 4.5.7

कथं भोगाधिनाथत्वं संसारित्वं बभूव च ।
श्रीवसिष्ठ उवाच ।
श्रृणु राम पुरा वृत्तं संवादं भृगुकालयोः ॥ ७ ॥

kathaṃ bhogādhināthatvaṃ saṃsāritvaṃ babhūva ca |
śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
śrṛṇu rāma purā vṛttaṃ saṃvādaṃ bhṛgukālayoḥ || 7 ||

Vasishtha replied:—Attend now Rama, to my narration of the history of Bhrigu and Kala, whereby you will know how he came to the possession of earthly enjoyments.

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

Katham, Katha, Bhogadhi, Athatu, Samsaritva, Shri, Vasishtha, Rama, Pura, Vritta, Samvada, Kala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.5.7). 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: “kathaṃ bhogādhināthatvaṃ saṃsāritvaṃ babhūva ca
  • 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]
  • bhogādhinā -
  • bhogādhi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • athatva -
  • athatu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • saṃsāritvam -
  • saṃsāritva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • vasiṣṭha* -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 3: “śrṛṇu rāma purā vṛttaṃ saṃvādaṃ bhṛgukālayoḥ
  • Cannot analyse śrṛṇu*rā
  • rāma -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • purā* -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vṛttam -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • saṃvādam -
  • saṃvāda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • bhṛgu -
  • bhṛgu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kālayoḥ -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.5.7

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.5.7 in Gujarati sript:
કથં ભોગાધિનાથત્વં સંસારિત્વં બભૂવ ચ ।
શ્રીવસિષ્ઠ ઉવાચ ।
શ્રૃણુ રામ પુરા વૃત્તં સંવાદં ભૃગુકાલયોઃ ॥ ૭ ॥

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 4.5.7 in Telugu sript:
కథం భోగాధినాథత్వం సంసారిత్వం బభూవ చ ।
శ్రీవసిష్ఠ ఉవాచ ।
శ్రృణు రామ పురా వృత్తం సంవాదం భృగుకాలయోః ॥ ౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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