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 5.14.23

बभ्रुं हिनस्ति मार्जारो मार्जारं श्वा निकृन्तति ।
ऋक्षः कौलेयकं हन्ति ऋक्षं व्याघ्रो निकृन्तति ॥ २३ ॥

babhruṃ hinasti mārjāro mārjāraṃ śvā nikṛntati |
ṛkṣaḥ kauleyakaṃ hanti ṛkṣaṃ vyāghro nikṛntati || 23 ||

The weasel is killed by the cat, which is killed again by the dog; the bear destroys the dog, and is at last destroyed by the tiger.

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

Babhru, Marjara, Shvan, Krintat, Krintati, Riksha, Kauleyaka, Vyaghra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.14.23). 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: “babhruṃ hinasti mārjāro mārjāraṃ śvā nikṛntati
  • babhrum -
  • babhru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • hinasti -
  • hiṃs (verb class 7)
    [present active third single]
  • mārjāro* -
  • mārjāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mārjāram -
  • mārjāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • śvā -
  • śvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kṛntati -
  • kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntatī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
    kṛt (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “ṛkṣaḥ kauleyakaṃ hanti ṛkṣaṃ vyāghro nikṛntati
  • ṛkṣaḥ -
  • ṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kauleyakam -
  • kauleyaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kauleyaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kauleyakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hanti -
  • hanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • ṛkṣam -
  • ṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṛkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṛkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vyāghro* -
  • vyāghra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kṛntati -
  • kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntatī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
    kṛt (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.14.23

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.14.23 in Gujarati sript:
બભ્રું હિનસ્તિ માર્જારો માર્જારં શ્વા નિકૃન્તતિ ।
ઋક્ષઃ કૌલેયકં હન્તિ ઋક્ષં વ્યાઘ્રો નિકૃન્તતિ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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 5.14.23 in Telugu sript:
బభ్రుం హినస్తి మార్జారో మార్జారం శ్వా నికృన్తతి ।
ఋక్షః కౌలేయకం హన్తి ఋక్షం వ్యాఘ్రో నికృన్తతి ॥ ౨౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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