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 4.11.54

विचित्ररूपोदेतीयमविचित्रात्स्थितिः शिवात् ।
एकवर्णात्पयोवाहाच्छक्रचापलता यथा ॥ ५४ ॥

vicitrarūpodetīyamavicitrātsthitiḥ śivāt |
ekavarṇātpayovāhācchakracāpalatā yathā || 54 ||

As the colourless cloud receives in its bosom, the variety of transient hues displayed in the rainbow; so the inscrutable spirit of the Almighty, reflects and refracts the various colours displayed in creation.

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

Vicitrarupa, Vicitra, Sthiti, Shiva, Ekavarna, Payovaha, Shakracapa, Lata, Yatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.11.54). 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: “vicitrarūpodetīyamavicitrātsthitiḥ śivāt
  • vicitrarūpo -
  • vicitrarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vicitrarūpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vicitrarūpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udet -
  • ud (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • īya -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [optative middle first single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vicitrāt -
  • vicitra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vicitra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sthitiḥ -
  • sthiti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śivāt -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “ekavarṇātpayovāhācchakracāpalatā yathā
  • ekavarṇāt -
  • ekavarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ekavarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • payovāhācch -
  • payovāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • śakracāpa -
  • śakracāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • latā* -
  • latā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.11.54

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.11.54 in Gujarati sript:
વિચિત્રરૂપોદેતીયમવિચિત્રાત્સ્થિતિઃ શિવાત્ ।
એકવર્ણાત્પયોવાહાચ્છક્રચાપલતા યથા ॥ ૫૪ ॥

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 4.11.54 in Telugu sript:
విచిత్రరూపోదేతీయమవిచిత్రాత్స్థితిః శివాత్ ।
ఏకవర్ణాత్పయోవాహాచ్ఛక్రచాపలతా యథా ॥ ౫౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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