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 4.31.9

अहङ्कारपिशाचार्ता दामव्यालकटास्त्रयः ।
गताः सत्तामसन्तोऽपि मायामाहात्म्यदानवाः ॥ ९ ॥

ahaṅkārapiśācārtā dāmavyālakaṭāstrayaḥ |
gatāḥ sattāmasanto'pi māyāmāhātmyadānavāḥ || 9 ||

The three Daityas Dama, Vyala and Kata, being under the demoniac influence of Egoism, believed their nonentity as positive entity by the excess of their illusion.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (4.31.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pishaca (+2), Arta (+1), Dama (+2), Daman (+2), Traya (+2), Tri (+1), Gata (+1), Satta (+1), Danava (+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 4.31.9). 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: “ahaṅkārapiśācārtā dāmavyālakaṭāstrayaḥ”
  • ahaṅkāra -
  • ahaṅkāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ahaṅkāra (vocative single)
  • piśācā -
  • piśāca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    piśāca (vocative single)
    piśācā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    piśācā (nominative single)
    piśācā (nominative single)
  • ārtā* -
  • ārta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ārtāḥ (nominative plural)
    ārtāḥ (vocative plural)
    ārtā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    ārtāḥ (nominative plural)
    ārtāḥ (vocative plural)
    ārtāḥ (accusative plural)
  • dāma -
  • dāma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dāma (vocative single)
    dāman (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dāma (compound)
    dāman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    dāma (compound)
    dāma (adverb)
    dāma (nominative single)
    dāma (vocative single)
    dāma (accusative single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    dāma (imperative active first plural)
  • vyālaka -
  • vyālaka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vyālaka (vocative single)
  • ṭās -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ṭāḥ (nominative plural)
    ṭāḥ (vocative plural)
    ṭā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    ṭāḥ (nominative plural)
    ṭāḥ (vocative plural)
    ṭāḥ (accusative plural)
  • trayaḥ -
  • traya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    trayaḥ (nominative single)
    tri (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    trayaḥ (nominative plural)
    trayaḥ (vocative plural)
  • Line 2: “gatāḥ sattāmasanto'pi māyāmāhātmyadānavāḥ”
  • gatāḥ -
  • gata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    gatāḥ (nominative plural)
    gatāḥ (vocative plural)
    gatā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    gatāḥ (nominative plural)
    gatāḥ (vocative plural)
    gatāḥ (accusative plural)
  • sattām -
  • sattā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    sattām (accusative single)
    sattām (accusative single)
  • asanto' -
  • asat (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    asantaḥ (nominative plural)
    asantaḥ (vocative plural)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • māyāmāhātmya -
  • māyāmāhātmya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    māyāmāhātmya (vocative single)
  • dānavāḥ -
  • dānavār (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    dānavāḥ (adverb)
    dānavāḥ (nominative single)
    dānavāḥ (vocative single)
    dānavāḥ (accusative single)
    dānava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dānavāḥ (nominative plural)
    dānavāḥ (vocative plural)
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