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 4.21.26

वेदान्तवादिनो बुद्ध्या ब्रह्मेदमिति रूढया ।
मुक्तिः शमदमोपेता निर्णीय परिकल्पिता ॥ २६ ॥

vedāntavādino buddhyā brahmedamiti rūḍhayā |
muktiḥ śamadamopetā nirṇīya parikalpitā || 26 ||

But the professors of Vedanta doctrines, acknowledge the mind as Brahma himself; and preach peace and self-control, as the only means of the attainment of liberation.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (4.21.26). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vedantavadin, Buddhi, Rudha, Mukti, Shamadama, Parikalpita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.21.26). 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: “vedāntavādino buddhyā brahmedamiti rūḍhayā
  • vedāntavādino* -
  • vedāntavādin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vedāntavādin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • buddhyā* -
  • buddhi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • brahmed -
  • brahm (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • amiti -
  • amiti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • rūḍhayā -
  • rūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    ruh -> rūḍhā (participle, feminine)
    [instrumental single from √ruh class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “muktiḥ śamadamopetā nirṇīya parikalpitā
  • muktiḥ -
  • mukti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śamadamo -
  • śamadama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śamadama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • upetā* -
  • Cannot analyse nirṇīya*pa
  • parikalpitā -
  • parikalpitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.21.26

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.21.26 in Gujarati sript:
વેદાન્તવાદિનો બુદ્ધ્યા બ્રહ્મેદમિતિ રૂઢયા ।
મુક્તિઃ શમદમોપેતા નિર્ણીય પરિકલ્પિતા ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 4.21.26 in Telugu sript:
వేదాన్తవాదినో బుద్ధ్యా బ్రహ్మేదమితి రూఢయా ।
ముక్తిః శమదమోపేతా నిర్ణీయ పరికల్పితా ॥ ౨౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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