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 4.54.14

सुमनःपल्लवामर्दे किंचिद्व्यतिकरो भवेत् ।
सुसाध्यो भावमात्रेण नतु संकल्पनाशने ॥ १४ ॥

sumanaḥpallavāmarde kiṃcidvyatikaro bhavet |
susādhyo bhāvamātreṇa natu saṃkalpanāśane || 14 ||

Even the crushing of a flower is attended with some effort, but it requires no effort to destroy your desire, which vanishes of itself for want of its thought.

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

Sumana (+2), Sumanas (+2), Pallava (+2), Bhava (+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 4.54.14). 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: “sumanaḥpallavāmarde kiṃcidvyatikaro bhavet”
  • sumanaḥ -
  • sumanas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sumanaḥ (vocative single)
    sumanas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    sumanaḥ (nominative single)
    sumanaḥ (vocative single)
    sumanaḥ (accusative single)
    sumana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sumanaḥ (nominative single)
  • pallavā -
  • pallava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pallava (vocative single)
    pallava (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    pallava (vocative single)
  • amarde -
  • mṛd (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    amarde (imperfect middle first single)
  • kiñcid -
  • kiñcid (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    kiñcit (compound)
    kiñcit (adverb)
    kiñcit (nominative single)
    kiñcit (vocative single)
    kiñcit (accusative single)
  • vyatikaro* -
  • vyatikara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vyatikaraḥ (nominative single)
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavet (optative active third single)
  • Line 2: “susādhyo bhāvamātreṇa natu saṃkalpanāśane”
  • susādhyo* -
  • susādhya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    susādhyaḥ (nominative single)
  • bhāvam -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhāvam (adverb)
    bhāvam (accusative single)
    bhū -> bhāvam (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √bhū
  • ātreṇa -
  • ātra (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ātreṇa (instrumental single)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • saṅkalpanā -
  • saṅkalpana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    saṅkalpana (vocative single)
  • aśane -
  • aśana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aśane (locative single)
    aśana (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    aśane (nominative dual)
    aśane (vocative dual)
    aśane (accusative dual)
    aśane (locative single)
    aśanā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    aśane (nominative dual)
    aśane (vocative single)
    aśane (vocative dual)
    aśane (accusative dual)
    aśani (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    aśane (vocative single)
    aśani (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aśane (vocative single)
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