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 4.54.11

असन्नेवास्य जातोऽसि कुतो जन्मविलासतः ।
व्यर्थमेवावमूढोऽसि संकल्पवशतः स्वतः ॥ ११ ॥

asannevāsya jāto'si kuto janmavilāsataḥ |
vyarthamevāvamūḍho'si saṃkalpavaśataḥ svataḥ || 11 ||

Knowing yourself as nothing, why do you think of your birth and your pleasures here? You are deluded in vain by the vanity of your desires.

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

Jata (+2), Asi (+2), Kuta (+2), Janma (+2), Janman (+1), Vilasa (+2), Sankalpa (+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 4.54.11). 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: “asannevāsya jāto'si kuto janmavilāsataḥ”
  • asanne -
  • asanna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asanne (locative single)
    asanna (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    asanne (nominative dual)
    asanne (vocative dual)
    asanne (accusative dual)
    asanne (locative single)
    asannā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    asanne (nominative dual)
    asanne (vocative single)
    asanne (vocative dual)
    asanne (accusative dual)
  • vāsya -
  • vāsya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vāsya (vocative single)
    vāsya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vāsya (vocative single)
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √vas
    vās -> vāsya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √vās
    vas -> vāsya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √vas
    vās -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vās (class 10 verb)
    vās -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vās (class 10 verb)
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 1 verb)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 1 verb)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 2 verb)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 2 verb)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 6 verb)
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 6 verb)
    vas -> vāsya (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 4 verb)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas
    vas -> vāsya (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas (class 4 verb)
    vāsya (vocative single), from √vas
  • jāto' -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jātaḥ (vocative single)
    jāta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jātaḥ (nominative single)
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine); (4 der.)
    jātaḥ (nominative single), from √jan (class 1 verb)
    jātaḥ (nominative single), from √jan (class 2 verb)
    jātaḥ (nominative single), from √jan (class 3 verb)
    jātaḥ (nominative single), from √jan (class 4 verb)
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    asi (adverb)
    asi (vocative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asi (present active second single)
  • kuto* -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kutaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kuta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kutaḥ (nominative single)
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    janma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    janma (vocative single)
    janman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    janma (compound)
    janma (adverb)
    janma (nominative single)
    janma (vocative single)
    janma (accusative single)
  • vilāsa -
  • vilāsa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vilāsa (vocative single)
    vilāsa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vilāsa (vocative single)
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    tas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    taḥ (nominative single)
    taḥ (vocative single)
    taḥ (accusative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    taḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “vyarthamevāvamūḍho'si saṃkalpavaśataḥ svataḥ”
  • vyartham -
  • vyartham (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    vyartha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vyartham (adverb)
    vyartham (accusative single)
    vyartha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vyartham (adverb)
    vyartham (nominative single)
    vyartham (accusative single)
    vyarthā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vyartham (adverb)
  • evāva -
  • eva (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    evau (nominative dual)
    evau (vocative dual)
    evau (accusative dual)
  • amūḍho' -
  • amūḍha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    amūḍhaḥ (nominative single)
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    asī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    asi (adverb)
    asi (vocative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asi (present active second single)
  • saṅkalpa -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    saṅkalpa (vocative single)
  • vaśataḥ -
  • vaśataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    vaś -> vaśat (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    vaśataḥ (accusative plural), from √vaś (class 1 verb)
    vaśataḥ (ablative single), from √vaś (class 1 verb)
    vaśataḥ (genitive single), from √vaś (class 1 verb)
    vaś -> vaśat (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vaśataḥ (ablative single), from √vaś (class 1 verb)
    vaśataḥ (genitive single), from √vaś (class 1 verb)
    vaś (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    vaśataḥ (present active third dual)
  • svataḥ -
  • svataḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
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