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 4.31.6

शाखाप्रतानगहना संसारविषमञ्जरी ।
अहङ्काराङ्कुरा देव समुदेतीयमातता ॥ ६ ॥

śākhāpratānagahanā saṃsāraviṣamañjarī |
ahaṅkārāṅkurā deva samudetīyamātatā || 6 ||

Selfish egotism is the root of the wide extended branches of misery in the forest of the world, which produces and bears the poisonous blossoms of desire.

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

Shakha (+2), Pratana (+1), Samsara (+2), Ankura (+1), Deva (+2), Yama (+3),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.31.6). 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: “śākhāpratānagahanā saṃsāraviṣamañjarī”
  • śākhā -
  • śākhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śākhā (nominative single)
  • pratāna -
  • pratāna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pratāna (vocative single)
  • gahanā -
  • gahanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gahanā (nominative single)
  • saṃsāra -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    saṃsāra (vocative single)
  • viṣamañjarī -
  • viṣamañjarī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    viṣamañjarī (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “ahaṅkārāṅkurā deva samudetīyamātatā”
  • ahaṅkārā -
  • ahaṅkāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ahaṅkāra (vocative single)
  • aṅkurā* -
  • aṅkura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    aṅkurāḥ (nominative plural)
    aṅkurāḥ (vocative plural)
  • deva -
  • deva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    deva (vocative single)
    deva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    deva (vocative single)
    devan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    deva (compound)
    div (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    deva (imperative active second single)
  • samude -
  • samud (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    samudā (instrumental single)
    samude (dative single)
    samud (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    samudā (instrumental single)
    samude (dative single)
    samudā (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    samudā (nominative single)
    samude (nominative dual)
    samude (vocative single)
    samude (vocative dual)
    samude (accusative dual)
  • itī -
  • iti (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    itī (nominative dual)
    itī (vocative dual)
    itī (accusative dual)
  • yamāt -
  • yama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    yamāt (adverb)
    yamāt (ablative single)
    yama (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    yamāt (adverb)
    yamāt (ablative single)
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    a (vocative single)
  • -
  • (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
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