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 4.31.34

यथा तैमिरिकाक्षस्य सहजा एव दृष्टयः ।
केशोण्ड्रकादिवद्भान्ति तथेमास्तत्र दृष्टयः ॥ ३४ ॥

yathā taimirikākṣasya sahajā eva dṛṣṭayaḥ |
keśoṇḍrakādivadbhānti tathemāstatra dṛṣṭayaḥ || 34 ||

As the stars are seen to shine resplendent in the darkness of night, and the worms and waves are seen to float on the surface of the waters, so do all these phenomena appear to occur in his reality.

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

Aksha (+2), Sahaja (+2), Drishti (+1), Iyam (+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 4.31.34). 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: “yathā taimirikākṣasya sahajā eva dṛṣṭayaḥ”
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • taimirikā -
  • taimirika (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taimirika (vocative single)
    taimirika (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taimirika (vocative single)
    taimirikā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    taimirikā (nominative single)
    taimirikā (nominative single)
  • akṣasya -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    akṣasya (genitive single)
    akṣa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    akṣasya (genitive single)
  • sahajā* -
  • sahaja (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sahajāḥ (nominative plural)
    sahajāḥ (vocative plural)
    sahajā (noun, feminine); (6 der.)
    sahajāḥ (nominative plural)
    sahajāḥ (vocative plural)
    sahajāḥ (accusative plural)
    sahajāḥ (nominative plural)
    sahajāḥ (vocative plural)
    sahajāḥ (accusative plural)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • dṛṣṭayaḥ -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    dṛṣṭayaḥ (nominative plural)
    dṛṣṭayaḥ (vocative plural)
  • Line 2: “keśoṇḍrakādivadbhānti tathemāstatra dṛṣṭayaḥ”
  • Cannot analyse keśoṇḍrakādivadbhānti*ta
  • tathe -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • imās -
  • iyam (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    imāḥ (nominative plural)
    imāḥ (accusative plural)
    idam (pronoun, feminine); (2 der.)
    imāḥ (nominative plural)
    imāḥ (accusative plural)
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tatra (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tatra (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • dṛṣṭayaḥ -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    dṛṣṭayaḥ (nominative plural)
    dṛṣṭayaḥ (vocative plural)
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