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 4.61.12

स्मर्तव्यं सम्यगेवेदं ज्ञानमर्थमनन्तकम् ।
कोऽहं कथमिदं जातं संसाराडम्बरं विभो ॥ १२ ॥

smartavyaṃ samyagevedaṃ jñānamarthamanantakam |
ko'haṃ kathamidaṃ jātaṃ saṃsārāḍambaraṃ vibho || 12 ||

You should always consider in yourself for the enlightenment of your understanding, and say: O Lord! what am I, and whence is this multiplicity of worlds?

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (4.61.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Smartavya, Samyak, Eva, Idam, Jnana, Artha, Anantaka, Kah, Aha, Asmad, Katham, Katha, Jata, Samsara, Adambara, Vibhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.61.12). 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: “smartavyaṃ samyagevedaṃ jñānamarthamanantakam
  • smartavyam -
  • smartavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smartavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smartavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    smṛ -> smartavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smartavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • samyag -
  • samyak (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • eve -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jñānam -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anantakam -
  • anantaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anantaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anantakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “ko'haṃ kathamidaṃ jātaṃ saṃsārāḍambaraṃ vibho
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jātam -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • saṃsārā -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aḍambaram -
  • aḍambara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aḍambara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vibho -
  • vibhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    vibhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 4.61.12

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 4.61.12 in Gujarati sript:
સ્મર્તવ્યં સમ્યગેવેદં જ્ઞાનમર્થમનન્તકમ્ ।
કોઽહં કથમિદં જાતં સંસારાડમ્બરં વિભો ॥ ૧૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 4.61.12 in Telugu sript:
స్మర్తవ్యం సమ్యగేవేదం జ్ఞానమర్థమనన్తకమ్ ।
కోఽహం కథమిదం జాతం సంసారాడమ్బరం విభో ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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