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 4.54.40

असत्यामेति संसारः स्वव्यवस्थां विचारतः ।
दीपालोकादिवान्धस्य द्वीन्दुत्वं स्वीक्षितादिव ॥ ४० ॥

asatyāmeti saṃsāraḥ svavyavasthāṃ vicārataḥ |
dīpālokādivāndhasya dvīndutvaṃ svīkṣitādiva || 40 ||

The light of reason removeth the false conception of the world, as the light of the lamp dispels the darkness from the room at sight, and night vision removes the secondary moon.

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

Samsara (+2), Vicara (+2), Andha (+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 4.54.40). 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: “asatyāmeti saṃsāraḥ svavyavasthāṃ vicārataḥ”
  • asatyām -
  • asatī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asatyām (locative single)
    asatyā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    asatyām (accusative single)
  • eti -
  • eti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    eti (present active third single)
  • saṃsāraḥ -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saṃsāraḥ (nominative single)
  • sva -
  • (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    su (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (nominative single)
    su (vocative single)
    su (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    so (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    su (adverb)
    sva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sva (vocative single)
    sva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sva (vocative single)
  • avyavasthām -
  • avyavasthā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    avyavasthām (accusative single)
  • vicāra -
  • vicāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vicāra (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: “dīpālokādivāndhasya dvīndutvaṃ svīkṣitādiva”
  • dīpālokād -
  • dīpāloka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dīpālokāt (adverb)
    dīpālokāt (ablative single)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • andhasya -
  • andha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    andhasya (genitive single)
    andha (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    andhasya (genitive single)
  • dvī -
  • (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    du (adverb)
    du (vocative single)
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    īn (accusative plural)
  • dut -
  • dut (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    dut (nominative single)
    dut (vocative single)
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vam (adverb)
    vam (accusative single)
    va (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vam (adverb)
    vam (nominative single)
    vam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vam (adverb)
    ve (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vam (accusative single)
  • svī -
  • (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    su (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (nominative single)
    su (vocative single)
    su (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    so (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    su (adverb)
  • īkṣitād -
  • īkṣita (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    īkṣitāt (adverb)
    īkṣitāt (ablative single)
    īkṣita (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    īkṣitāt (adverb)
    īkṣitāt (ablative single)
    īkṣ -> īkṣita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    īkṣitāt (ablative single), from √īkṣ (class 1 verb)
    īkṣ -> īkṣita (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    īkṣitāt (ablative single), from √īkṣ (class 1 verb)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
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