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 4.54.16

संकल्पो येन हन्तव्यस्तेन भावविपर्ययात् ।
अप्यर्धेन निमेषेण लीलयैव निहन्यते ॥ १६ ॥

saṃkalpo yena hantavyastena bhāvaviparyayāt |
apyardhena nimeṣeṇa līlayaiva nihanyate || 16 ||

He that wants to destroy his desire, can do it in a trice, by forgetting the thought of his desired object.

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

Sankalpa (+2), Bha (+1), Bhava (+2), Bhu (+2), Apya (+2), Ina (+2), Nimesha (+2), Lila (+2), Yata (+2), Yati (+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 4.54.16). 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: “saṃkalpo yena hantavyastena bhāvaviparyayāt”
  • saṅkalpo* -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saṅkalpaḥ (nominative single)
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yena (instrumental single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yena (instrumental single)
    yat (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yena (instrumental single)
  • hantavyas -
  • hantavya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    hantavyaḥ (nominative single)
    han -> hantavya (participle, masculine); (2 der.)
    hantavyaḥ (nominative single), from √han (class 1 verb)
    hantavyaḥ (nominative single), from √han (class 2 verb)
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tena (vocative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tan (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
  • bhāva -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhāva (vocative single)
    bha (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    bhau (nominative dual)
    bhau (vocative dual)
    bhau (accusative dual)
    bhā (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    bhau (nominative dual)
    bhau (vocative dual)
    bhau (accusative dual)
    bhu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhau (locative single)
    bhu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhau (locative single)
    bhā (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    bhāva (imperative active first dual)
  • aviparyayāt -
  • aviparyayāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    aviparyaya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    aviparyayāt (adverb)
    aviparyayāt (ablative single)
  • Line 2: “apyardhena nimeṣeṇa līlayaiva nihanyate”
  • apyar -
  • apya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    apya (vocative single)
    apyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    apyā (nominative single)
    apyā (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)
  • ṛdhe -
  • ṛdh (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    ṛdha (imperative active second single)
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ina (vocative single)
    ina (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ina (vocative single)
  • nimeṣeṇa -
  • nimeṣa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nimeṣeṇa (instrumental single)
  • līlayai -
  • līlā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    līlayā (instrumental single)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • nihan -
  • nihan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nihan (vocative single)
  • yate -
  • yat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yate (dative single)
    yat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    yate (dative single)
    yatā (noun, feminine); (8 der.)
    yate (nominative dual)
    yate (vocative single)
    yate (vocative dual)
    yate (accusative dual)
    yate (nominative dual)
    yate (vocative single)
    yate (vocative dual)
    yate (accusative dual)
    yati (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yate (vocative single)
    yata (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yate (locative single)
    yata (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    yate (nominative dual)
    yate (vocative dual)
    yate (accusative dual)
    yate (locative single)
    yati (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yate (vocative single)
    i -> yat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    yate (dative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i -> yat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    yate (dative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    yam -> yata (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    yate (locative single), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yam -> yata (participle, neuter); (4 der.)
    yate (nominative dual), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yate (vocative dual), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yate (accusative dual), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yate (locative single), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yam -> yatā (participle, feminine); (4 der.)
    yate (nominative dual), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yate (vocative single), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yate (vocative dual), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yate (accusative dual), from √yam (class 1 verb)
    yat (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    yate (present middle first single)
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