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 4.31.23

यत्नेनाप्यनुभूतोऽर्थः सत्ये कर्तुमपह्नवम् ।
अज्ञोऽन्तश्च न शक्रोति शवमाक्रमणं यथा ॥ २३ ॥

yatnenāpyanubhūto'rthaḥ satye kartumapahnavam |
ajño'ntaśca na śakroti śavamākramaṇaṃ yathā || 23 ||

It is as impossible to turn the ignorant to truth, from their belief in the reality of unrealities, as to make a dead body to stand on it legs by any effort.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.31.23). 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: “yatnenāpyanubhūto'rthaḥ satye kartumapahnavam”
  • yatnenā -
  • yatna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yatnena (instrumental single)
  • apyanu -
  • apyanu (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)
  • bhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhūt (injunctive active third single)
  • o' -
  • o (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (nominative single)
    u (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    o (vocative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (vocative single)
    (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aḥ (vocative single)
  • arthaḥ -
  • artha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    arthaḥ (nominative single)
  • satye -
  • satya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    satye (locative single)
    satya (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    satye (nominative dual)
    satye (vocative dual)
    satye (accusative dual)
    satye (locative single)
    satyā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    satye (nominative dual)
    satye (vocative single)
    satye (vocative dual)
    satye (accusative dual)
  • kartum -
  • kṛ -> kartum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √kṛ
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √kṛ
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √kṛ
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √kṛ
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √kṛ
    kṛ -> kartum (infinitive); (1 der.)
    (infinitive), from √kṛ
    kartu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kartum (accusative single)
    kartu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kartum (accusative single)
  • apahnavam -
  • apahnava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    apahnavam (adverb)
    apahnavam (accusative single)
  • Line 2: “ajño'ntaśca na śakroti śavamākramaṇaṃ yathā”
  • ajño' -
  • ajña (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ajñaḥ (nominative single)
  • antaś -
  • anta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    antaḥ (nominative single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
  • śakro -
  • śakra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śakra (vocative single)
    śakra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śakra (vocative single)
    śakrā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śakrā (nominative single)
    śakru (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śakro (vocative single)
  • ūti -
  • ūti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    ūti (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • śavam -
  • śava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śavam (adverb)
    śavam (accusative single)
    śava (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    śavam (adverb)
    śavam (nominative single)
    śavam (accusative single)
  • ākramaṇam -
  • ākramaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ākramaṇam (adverb)
    ākramaṇam (accusative single)
    ākramaṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ākramaṇam (adverb)
    ākramaṇam (nominative single)
    ākramaṇam (accusative single)
    ākramaṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ākramaṇam (adverb)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (4.31.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yatna (यत्न): defined in 1 categories.
Artha (अर्थ): defined in 2 categories.
Satya (सत्य, satyā, सत्या): defined in 2 categories.
Ajna (ajña, अज्ञ): defined in 2 categories.
Anta (अन्त): defined in 2 categories.
Ca (च): defined in 1 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Shakra (sakra, śakra, शक्र, śakrā, शक्रा): defined in 2 categories.
Shava (sava, śava, शव): defined in 2 categories.

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