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 4.44.22

स्वरूपं गन्धवत्स्थूलं येनोदेष्यति मेदिनी ।
अथेत्थंभूततन्मात्रवेष्टितं तनुतां जहत् ॥ २२ ॥

svarūpaṃ gandhavatsthūlaṃ yenodeṣyati medinī |
athetthaṃbhūtatanmātraveṣṭitaṃ tanutāṃ jahat || 22 ||

These united together produced the gross form of earth said:—the receptacle of scent; and then the mind being filled with these minute elementary particles in its thoughts of them, forsook its fine form of the spirit for its gross body of the quintuple elements (called the quintessence of material bodies.

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

Svarupa, Gandhavat, Sthula, Yena, Yah, Yat, Udeshyat, Medin, Medini, Atha, Itthambhuta, Tanmatra, Veshtita, Tanuta, Jahat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.44.22). 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: “svarūpaṃ gandhavatsthūlaṃ yenodeṣyati medinī
  • svarūpam -
  • svarūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svarūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svarūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • gandhavat -
  • gandhavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    gandhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sthūlam -
  • sthūla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthūla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthūlā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yeno -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • udeṣyati -
  • udeṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    udeṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • medinī -
  • medinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    medin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    medini (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    medini (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “athetthaṃbhūtatanmātraveṣṭitaṃ tanutāṃ jahat
  • athe -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • itthambhūta -
  • itthambhūta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itthambhūta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tanmātra -
  • tanmātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tanmātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • veṣṭitam -
  • veṣṭita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    veṣṭita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    veṣṭitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √veṣṭ], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]
  • tanutām -
  • tanutā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • jahat -
  • jahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    -> jahat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √ class 3 verb]
    -> jahat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √ class 3 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.44.22

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.44.22 in Gujarati sript:
સ્વરૂપં ગન્ધવત્સ્થૂલં યેનોદેષ્યતિ મેદિની ।
અથેત્થંભૂતતન્માત્રવેષ્ટિતં તનુતાં જહત્ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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 4.44.22 in Telugu sript:
స్వరూపం గన్ధవత్స్థూలం యేనోదేష్యతి మేదినీ ।
అథేత్థంభూతతన్మాత్రవేష్టితం తనుతాం జహత్ ॥ ౨౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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