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 4.31.7

अहङ्कारमतो राम मार्जयान्तः प्रयत्नतः ।
अहं न किंचिदेवेति भावयित्वा सुखी भव ॥ ७ ॥

ahaṅkāramato rāma mārjayāntaḥ prayatnataḥ |
ahaṃ na kiṃcideveti bhāvayitvā sukhī bhava || 7 ||

Therefore, O Rama! be diligent to wipe off from thy heart the sense of thy egoism, and try to be happy by thinking always of the nullity of thyself.

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

Rama (+2), Anta (+2), Aha (+2), Sukhi (+2), Bhava (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.31.7). 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: “ahaṅkāramato rāma mārjayāntaḥ prayatnataḥ”
  • ahaṅkāram -
  • ahaṅkāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ahaṅkāram (adverb)
    ahaṅkāram (accusative single)
  • ato* -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • rāma -
  • rāma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    rāma (vocative single)
    rāma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    rāma (vocative single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    rāma (imperative active first plural)
  • mārjayā -
  • mārjā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    mārjayā (instrumental single)
    mārjayā (instrumental single)
    mārj (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    mārjaya (imperative active second single)
    mṛj (verb class 0); (1 der.)
    mārjaya (imperative active second single)
  • antaḥ -
  • anta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antaḥ (nominative single)
  • prayatnataḥ -
  • prayatnataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • Line 2: “ahaṃ na kiṃcideveti bhāvayitvā sukhī bhava”
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aham (adverb)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    aham (nominative single)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
  • kiñcide -
  • kiñcid (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kiñcide (dative single)
  • veti -
  • (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    veti (present active third single)
  • bhāvayitvā -
  • bhū -> bhāvayitvā (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √bhū
  • sukhī -
  • sukhī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sukhī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    sukhī (nominative single)
    sukhin (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sukhī (nominative single)
  • bhava -
  • bhava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhava (vocative single)
    bhava (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    bhava (vocative single)
    bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhava (imperative active second single)
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