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 4.24.3

कलेवरालयं प्राप्य विषयामिषगृध्नुकाः ।
अक्षगृध्रा विवल्गन्ति कार्याकार्योग्रपक्षिणः ॥ ३ ॥

kalevarālayaṃ prāpya viṣayāmiṣagṛdhnukāḥ |
akṣagṛdhrā vivalganti kāryākāryograpakṣiṇaḥ || 3 ||

The roving senses like flying birds, have found their nest in the body; whence with their outstretched wings of right and wrong, they pounce on their prey like vultures.

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

Kalevara, Alaya, Prapya, Visha, Vishaya, Amisha, Gridhnu, Aksha, Gridhra, Valgat, Valganti, Karyakarya, Ugra, Pakshin, Pakshi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.24.3). 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: “kalevarālayaṃ prāpya viṣayāmiṣagṛdhnukāḥ
  • kalevarā -
  • kalevara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalevara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • alayam -
  • alaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    alaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    alayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    lay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṣayā -
  • viṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viṣā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • amiṣa -
  • amiṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amiṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gṛdhnu -
  • gṛdhnu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    gṛdhnu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    gṛdhnu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kāḥ -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “akṣagṛdhrā vivalganti kāryākāryograpakṣiṇaḥ
  • akṣa -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • gṛdhrā* -
  • gṛdhra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gṛdhrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • valganti -
  • valg -> valgat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √valg class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √valg class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √valg class 1 verb]
    valg -> valgantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √valg class 1 verb]
    valg (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • kāryākāryo -
  • kāryākārya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ugra -
  • ugra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ugra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pakṣiṇaḥ -
  • pakṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pakṣin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pakṣī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.24.3

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.24.3 in Gujarati sript:
કલેવરાલયં પ્રાપ્ય વિષયામિષગૃધ્નુકાઃ ।
અક્ષગૃધ્રા વિવલ્ગન્તિ કાર્યાકાર્યોગ્રપક્ષિણઃ ॥ ૩ ॥

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 4.24.3 in Telugu sript:
కలేవరాలయం ప్రాప్య విషయామిషగృధ్నుకాః ।
అక్షగృధ్రా వివల్గన్తి కార్యాకార్యోగ్రపక్షిణః ॥ ౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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