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 4.21.53

क्षणादसत्तामायान्ति सत्तामपि पुनः क्षणात् ।
मातैव गृहिणीभावगृहीता कण्ठलम्बिनी ॥ ५३ ॥

kṣaṇādasattāmāyānti sattāmapi punaḥ kṣaṇāt |
mātaiva gṛhiṇībhāvagṛhītā kaṇṭhalambinī || 53 ||

Our fancies alight on us at one time, and depart at another, and assume different forms at will; just as our consorts act the part of wives in our youth, and of nurses in our old age.

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 4.21.53). 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: “kṣaṇādasattāmāyānti sattāmapi punaḥ kṣaṇāt”
  • kṣaṇād -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṣaṇāt (adverb)
    kṣaṇāt (ablative single)
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kṣaṇāt (adverb)
    kṣaṇāt (ablative single)
  • asattām -
  • asattā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asattām (accusative single)
  • āyā -
  • āya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āya (vocative single)
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    āya (dative single)
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    anti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    antī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    anti (adverb)
    anti (vocative single)
  • sattām -
  • sattā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    sattām (accusative single)
    sattām (accusative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
    puna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    punaḥ (nominative single)
    (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
  • kṣaṇāt -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kṣaṇāt (adverb)
    kṣaṇāt (ablative single)
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    kṣaṇāt (adverb)
    kṣaṇāt (ablative single)
  • Line 2: “mātaiva gṛhiṇībhāvagṛhītā kaṇṭhalambinī”
  • mātai -
  • māta (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    māta (vocative single)
    māta (vocative single)
    māta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    māta (vocative single)
    mātṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mātā (nominative single)
    mātā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    mātā (nominative single)
    mātā (nominative single)
    mātṛ (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mātā (nominative single)
    (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    māta (imperative active second plural)
    mātā (periphrastic-future active third single)
    (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    mātā (periphrastic-future active third single)
    (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    mātā (periphrastic-future active third single)
    (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    mātā (periphrastic-future active third single)
    (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    mātā (periphrastic-future active third single)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • gṛhiṇī -
  • gṛhiṇī (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    gṛhiṇi (adverb)
    gṛhiṇī (nominative single)
    gṛhiṇī (nominative single)
    gṛhiṇi (vocative single)
    gṛhin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    gṛhiṇi (locative single)
    gṛhin (noun, neuter); (7 der.)
    gṛhiṇī (nominative dual)
    gṛhiṇī (nominative dual)
    gṛhiṇī (vocative dual)
    gṛhiṇī (vocative dual)
    gṛhiṇī (accusative dual)
    gṛhiṇī (accusative dual)
    gṛhiṇi (locative single)
  • ibhāva -
  • ibha (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    ibhau (nominative dual)
    ibhau (vocative dual)
    ibhau (accusative dual)
  • agṛhītā -
  • agṛhītā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    agṛhītā (nominative single)
  • kaṇṭha -
  • kaṇṭha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kaṇṭha (vocative single)
    kaṇṭh (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    kaṇṭha (imperative active second single)
  • lambinī -
  • lambinī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    lambinī (nominative single)
    lambin (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    lambinī (nominative dual)
    lambinī (vocative dual)
    lambinī (accusative dual)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (4.21.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kshana (ksana, kṣaṇa, क्षण): defined in 2 categories.
Aya (āya, आय): defined in 2 categories.
Anti (antī, अन्ती): defined in 1 categories.
Satta (sattā, सत्ता): defined in 1 categories.
Ap (अप्): defined in 2 categories.
Pu (पु, pū, पू): defined in 1 categories.
Matri (matr, mātṛ, मातृ): defined in 2 categories.
Mata (māta, मात, mātā, माता): defined in 2 categories.
Ibha (इभ): defined in 1 categories.
Agrihita (agrhita, agṛhītā, अगृहीता): defined in 1 categories.
Kantha (kaṇṭha, कण्ठ): defined in 2 categories.
Lambini (lambinī, लम्बिनी): defined in 2 categories.

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