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 4.32.17

दानवो दामनामात्र मशकस्तस्य सद्मनि ।
भविष्यति बृहत्स्तम्भपृष्ठच्छिद्रे मृदुध्वनिः ॥ १७ ॥

dānavo dāmanāmātra maśakastasya sadmani |
bhaviṣyati bṛhatstambhapṛṣṭhacchidre mṛdudhvaniḥ || 17 ||

Then the demon Dama became a gnat and dwelt in that dwelling, and continued to buzz his low tune in the crevice of a lofty column of that building.

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

Danava, Danu, Damana, Atra, Mashaka, Tad, Sadman, Bhavishyat, Mridu, Dhvani,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.32.17). 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: “dānavo dāmanāmātra maśakastasya sadmani
  • dānavo* -
  • dānavas (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dānu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dānu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dāmanām -
  • dāmanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ātra -
  • ātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • maśakas -
  • maśaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sadmani -
  • sadman (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sadman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “bhaviṣyati bṛhatstambhapṛṣṭhacchidre mṛdudhvaniḥ
  • bhaviṣyati -
  • bhaviṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhaviṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]
  • Cannot analyse bṛhatstambhapṛṣṭhacchidre*mṛ
  • mṛdu -
  • mṛdu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mṛdu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mṛdū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • dhvaniḥ -
  • dhvani (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.32.17

Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.32.17 in Gujarati sript:
દાનવો દામનામાત્ર મશકસ્તસ્ય સદ્મનિ ।
ભવિષ્યતિ બૃહત્સ્તમ્ભપૃષ્ઠચ્છિદ્રે મૃદુધ્વનિઃ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 4.32.17 in Telugu sript:
దానవో దామనామాత్ర మశకస్తస్య సద్మని ।
భవిష్యతి బృహత్స్తమ్భపృష్ఠచ్ఛిద్రే మృదుధ్వనిః ॥ ౧౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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