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 5.9.36

अज्ञानैकहतो बाल्ये यौवने मदनाहतः ।
शेषे कलत्रचिन्तार्तः किं करोति कदा जडः ॥ ३६ ॥

ajñānaikahato bālye yauvane madanāhataḥ |
śeṣe kalatracintārtaḥ kiṃ karoti kadā jaḍaḥ || 36 ||

Senseless men are never the better for anything, being devoid of sense in their boyhood, and heated by their passions in youth. In their latter days, they are oppressed with the care of their families, and in the end thy are overcome by sorrow and remorse.

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

Ajnana, Aika, Hata, Balya, Bali, Yauvana, Madana, Ahata, Shesha, Kalatra, Cinta, Arta, Kim, Karoti, Kada, Jada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.9.36). 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: “ajñānaikahato bālye yauvane madanāhataḥ
  • ajñānai -
  • ajñāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ajñāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ajñānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aika -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hato* -
  • hata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    han -> hata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √han class 1 verb], [nominative single from √han class 2 verb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • bālye -
  • bālya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bālī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • yauvane -
  • yauvana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • madanā -
  • madana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    madana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    madanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahataḥ -
  • ahata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śeṣe kalatracintārtaḥ kiṃ karoti kadā jaḍaḥ
  • śeṣe -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śeṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śaṣ (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    śī (verb class 2)
    [present middle second single]
  • kalatra -
  • kalatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cintā -
  • cinta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cinta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cintā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    cint (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ārtaḥ -
  • ārta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • kadā* -
  • kada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jaḍaḥ -
  • jaḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.9.36

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.9.36 in Gujarati sript:
અજ્ઞાનૈકહતો બાલ્યે યૌવને મદનાહતઃ ।
શેષે કલત્રચિન્તાર્તઃ કિં કરોતિ કદા જડઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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 5.9.36 in Telugu sript:
అజ్ఞానైకహతో బాల్యే యౌవనే మదనాహతః ।
శేషే కలత్రచిన్తార్తః కిం కరోతి కదా జడః ॥ ౩౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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