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 4.29.14

कथं सुरा जगत्यस्मिन्भवाम इति चिन्तया ।
विवशा दीनतां जग्मुः पद्मा इव निरम्भसः ॥ १४ ॥

kathaṃ surā jagatyasminbhavāma iti cintayā |
vivaśā dīnatāṃ jagmuḥ padmā iva nirambhasaḥ || 14 ||

They thought only how to become lords of the earth, and thus became lazy and enervated, as lotus-flowers without water.

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

Katham, Katha, Sura, Jagat, Jagati, Jagatya, Idam, Iti, Cinta, Vivasha, Dinata, Padma, Iva, Nih, Ambhas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.29.14). 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: “kathaṃ surā jagatyasminbhavāma iti cintayā
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • surā* -
  • sura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    surā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jagatya -
  • jagatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jagatya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jagat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • asmin -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • bhavāma* -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active first plural]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • cintayā -
  • cintā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “vivaśā dīnatāṃ jagmuḥ padmā iva nirambhasaḥ
  • vivaśā* -
  • vivaśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vivaśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dīnatām -
  • dīnatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jagmuḥ -
  • gam (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • padmā* -
  • padma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    padmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ambhasaḥ -
  • ambhas (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 4.29.14

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.29.14 in Gujarati sript:
કથં સુરા જગત્યસ્મિન્ભવામ ઇતિ ચિન્તયા ।
વિવશા દીનતાં જગ્મુઃ પદ્મા ઇવ નિરમ્ભસઃ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 4.29.14 in Telugu sript:
కథం సురా జగత్యస్మిన్భవామ ఇతి చిన్తయా ।
వివశా దీనతాం జగ్ముః పద్మా ఇవ నిరమ్భసః ॥ ౧౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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