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 4.59.45

अवलोक्य जगच्चेष्टां मर्यादां विनियोज्य च ।
ब्रह्मा कमलपीठस्थः पुनः स्वात्मनि तिष्ठति ॥ ४५ ॥

avalokya jagacceṣṭāṃ maryādāṃ viniyojya ca |
brahmā kamalapīṭhasthaḥ punaḥ svātmani tiṣṭhati || 45 ||

Brahma having observed the efforts of mankind on earth, and prescribed to them the rules of their conduct, returned to himself, where he sat reclined on his lotus seat.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.59.45). 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: “avalokya jagacceṣṭāṃ maryādāṃ viniyojya ca”
  • avalokya -
  • avalokya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    avalokya (vocative single)
    avalokya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    avalokya (vocative single)
    avalok -> avalokya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √avalok
    avalok -> avalokya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √avalok
  • jagac -
  • jagat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    jagat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jagat (nominative single)
    jagat (vocative single)
    jagat (accusative single)
  • ceṣṭām -
  • ceṣṭā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ceṣṭām (accusative single)
  • maryādām -
  • maryādā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    maryādām (accusative single)
  • viniyojya -
  • viniyojya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    viniyojya (vocative single)
    viniyojya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    viniyojya (vocative single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • Line 2: “brahmā kamalapīṭhasthaḥ punaḥ svātmani tiṣṭhati”
  • brahmā -
  • kamala -
  • kamala (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kamala (vocative single)
    kamala (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kamala (vocative single)
  • pīṭhas -
  • pīṭha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pīṭhaḥ (nominative single)
  • thaḥ -
  • tha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    thaḥ (nominative single)
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
    puna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    punaḥ (nominative single)
    (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    punaḥ (ablative single)
    punaḥ (genitive single)
  • svātmani -
  • svātman (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    svātmani (locative single)
  • tiṣṭhati -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    tiṣṭhati (locative single), from √sthā (class 1 verb)
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    tiṣṭhati (locative single), from √sthā (class 1 verb)
    sthā (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tiṣṭhati (present active third single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (4.59.45). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Jagat (जगत्): defined in 2 categories.
Ceshta (cesta, ceṣṭā, चेष्टा): defined in 2 categories.
Maryada (maryādā, मर्यादा): defined in 2 categories.
Ca (च): defined in 1 categories.
Kamala (कमल): defined in 2 categories.
Pitha (pīṭha, पीठ): defined in 2 categories.
Tha (थ): defined in 2 categories.
Pu (पु, pū, पू): defined in 1 categories.

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