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 4.21.46

वासनाभिरनन्ताभिर्व्योमेव घनराजिभिः ।
संदिग्धायां यथा रज्ज्वां सर्पतत्त्वं तथैव हि ॥ ४६ ॥

vāsanābhiranantābhirvyomeva ghanarājibhiḥ |
saṃdigdhāyāṃ yathā rajjvāṃ sarpatattvaṃ tathaiva hi || 46 ||

The mind that is subject to its endless desires, is like the clear firmament obscured by the clouds; and ranges in the maze of doubt between truth and untruth, as of supposing the rope for the serpent.

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 4.21.46). 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: “vāsanābhiranantābhirvyomeva ghanarājibhiḥ”
  • vāsanābhir -
  • vāsanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vāsanābhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • anantābhir -
  • anantā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    anantābhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • vyome -
  • vyoman (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyomā (nominative single)
    vyomā (nominative single)
    vyoman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoma (adverb)
    vyoma (nominative single)
    vyoma (vocative single)
    vyoma (accusative single)
    vyoma (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vyoma (vocative single)
    vyome (locative single)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • ghana -
  • ghana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ghana (vocative single)
    ghana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    ghana (vocative single)
  • rājibhiḥ -
  • rāji (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    rājibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    rāji (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rājibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
    rājin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rājibhiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line 2: “saṃdigdhāyāṃ yathā rajjvāṃ sarpatattvaṃ tathaiva hi”
  • sandigdhāyām -
  • sandigdhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sandigdhāyām (locative single)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • rajjvām -
  • rajju (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    rajjvām (locative single)
  • sarpat -
  • sarpat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sarpat (nominative single)
    sarpat (vocative single)
    sarpat (accusative single)
    sṛp -> sarpat (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    sarpat (nominative single), from √sṛp (class 1 verb)
    sarpat (vocative single), from √sṛp (class 1 verb)
    sarpat (accusative single), from √sṛp (class 1 verb)
  • attva -
  • ad (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    attu (imperative active third single)
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    am (adverb)
    am (accusative single)
    ā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    am (adverb)
    e (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    am (accusative single)
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (4.21.46). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vasana (vāsanā, वासना): defined in 2 categories.
Ananta (anantā, अनन्ता): defined in 2 categories.
Vyoma (व्योम): defined in 2 categories.
Ghana (घन): defined in 2 categories.
Raji (rāji, राजि): defined in 2 categories.
Rajju (रज्जु): defined in 1 categories.

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