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 4.31.20

निश्चयोऽन्तःप्ररूढो यः संपन्नोऽभ्यसनं विना ।
नाशमायाति लोकेऽस्मिन्न कदाचन कस्यचित् ॥ २० ॥

niścayo'ntaḥprarūḍho yaḥ saṃpanno'bhyasanaṃ vinā |
nāśamāyāti loke'sminna kadācana kasyacit || 20 ||

This mistaken impression of the reality of the world, is never to be effaced without the knowledge of its unreality, derived from the sastras, and the assuetude of thinking it so.

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

Nishcaya (+1), Anta (+2), Sampanna (+1), Loka (+2), Cit (+1),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.31.20). 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: “niścayo'ntaḥprarūḍho yaḥ saṃpanno'bhyasanaṃ vinā”
  • niścayo' -
  • niścaya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    niścayaḥ (nominative single)
  • antaḥ -
  • anta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antaḥ (nominative single)
  • prarūḍho* -
  • prarūḍha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prarūḍhaḥ (nominative single)
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
  • sampanno' -
  • sampanna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sampannaḥ (nominative single)
  • abhyasanam -
  • abhyasana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    abhyasanam (adverb)
    abhyasanam (nominative single)
    abhyasanam (accusative single)
  • vinā -
  • vinā (indeclinable postposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable postposition)
    vi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vinā (instrumental single)
    vi (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vinā (instrumental single)
    (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vinā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “nāśamāyāti loke'sminna kadācana kasyacit”
  • nāśam -
  • nāśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    nāśam (adverb)
    nāśam (accusative single)
    naś -> nāśam (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √naś
    naś -> nāśam (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √naś
  • āyāti -
  • āyāti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    āyāti (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
  • loke' -
  • loka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    loke (locative single)
    lok (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    loke (present middle first single)
  • asminn -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asmin (locative single)
    idam (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    asmin (locative single)
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    a (vocative single)
  • kadā -
  • kadā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    kadā (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kadā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    can (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    cana (imperative active second single)
  • kasya -
  • kas -> kasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √kas
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    ka (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    cit (nominative single)
    cit (vocative single)
    cit (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    cit (nominative single)
    cit (vocative single)
    cit (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    cit (nominative single)
    cit (vocative single)
    cit (accusative single)
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