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 5.14.21

लिक्षामणुकणक्षामां क्षुधा खादति मक्षिका ।
तां कोशकारः क्षुधितो दंशस्तमपि चञ्चलम् ॥ २१ ॥

likṣāmaṇukaṇakṣāmāṃ kṣudhā khādati makṣikā |
tāṃ kośakāraḥ kṣudhito daṃśastamapi cañcalam || 21 ||

I see an infinite number of animalcules, to be eaten up by flies and fleas; which in their turn, are devoured by the voracious spiders and scorpions.

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

Liksha, Anuka, Kshama, Kshudh, Kshudha, Khadat, Makshika, Koshakara, Kshudhita, Damsha, Api, Cancala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.14.21). 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: “likṣāmaṇukaṇakṣāmāṃ kṣudhā khādati makṣikā
  • likṣām -
  • likṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • aṇuka -
  • aṇuka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṇuka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṇa -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣāmām -
  • kṣāmā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṣudhā -
  • kṣudh (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṣudhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • khādati -
  • khād -> khādat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √khād class 1 verb]
    khād -> khādat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √khād class 1 verb]
    khād (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • makṣikā -
  • makṣikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tāṃ kośakāraḥ kṣudhito daṃśastamapi cañcalam
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kośakāraḥ -
  • kośakāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣudhito* -
  • kṣudhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣudh -> kṣudhita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṣudh class 4 verb]
  • daṃśas -
  • daṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • cañcalam -
  • cañcala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cañcala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cañcalā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.14.21

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.14.21 in Gujarati sript:
લિક્ષામણુકણક્ષામાં ક્ષુધા ખાદતિ મક્ષિકા ।
તાં કોશકારઃ ક્ષુધિતો દંશસ્તમપિ ચઞ્ચલમ્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 5.14.21 in Telugu sript:
లిక్షామణుకణక్షామాం క్షుధా ఖాదతి మక్షికా ।
తాం కోశకారః క్షుధితో దంశస్తమపి చఞ్చలమ్ ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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