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 5.13.30

धावमानमधोभागे चित्तं प्रत्याहरेद्बलात् ।
प्रत्याहारेण पतितमधो वारीव सेतुना ॥ ३० ॥

dhāvamānamadhobhāge cittaṃ pratyāharedbalāt |
pratyāhāreṇa patitamadho vārīva setunā || 30 ||

The mind running to meanness, is to be repressed by restraining the passions and appetites; as the current of water running below, is stopped by its lock gate.

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

Dhavamana, Adhobhaga, Citta, Prati, Balat, Bala, Pratyahara, Patita, Adhah, Adhas, Var, Vari, Iva, Setu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.13.30). 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: “dhāvamānamadhobhāge cittaṃ pratyāharedbalāt
  • dhāvamānam -
  • dhāvamāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhāvamāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhāvamānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • adhobhāge -
  • adhobhāga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • cittam -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    citta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cittā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    cit (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • pratyā -
  • pratī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    pratyā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • hared -
  • hṛ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • balāt -
  • balāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    bala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “pratyāhāreṇa patitamadho vārīva setunā
  • pratyāhāreṇa -
  • pratyāhāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • patitam -
  • patita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    patita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    patitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pat -> patita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pat class 1 verb]
  • adho* -
  • adhaḥ (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    adhaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vārī -
  • vāri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vāri (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • setunā -
  • setu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    setu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.13.30

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.13.30 in Gujarati sript:
ધાવમાનમધોભાગે ચિત્તં પ્રત્યાહરેદ્બલાત્ ।
પ્રત્યાહારેણ પતિતમધો વારીવ સેતુના ॥ ૩૦ ॥

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 5.13.30 in Telugu sript:
ధావమానమధోభాగే చిత్తం ప్రత్యాహరేద్బలాత్ ।
ప్రత్యాహారేణ పతితమధో వారీవ సేతునా ॥ ౩౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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