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 5.20.17

कोसलेषु द्विजो भूत्वा भूत्वा वङ्गेषु तित्तिरिः ।
अश्वो भूत्वा तुषारेषु जातस्त्वं ब्रह्मणोऽध्वरे ॥ १७ ॥

kosaleṣu dvijo bhūtvā bhūtvā vaṅgeṣu tittiriḥ |
aśvo bhūtvā tuṣāreṣu jātastvaṃ brahmaṇo'dhvare || 17 ||

Thou wast a Brahman in Kosala, and a partridge in Bengal; a horse hadst thou been in the snowy land, and a beast in the sacred ground of Brahma at Pushkara.

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

Kosala, Dvija, Vanga, Tittiri, Ashva, Tushara, Jatri, Jata, Tva, Yushmad, Brahman, Brahmana, Adhvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.20.17). 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: “kosaleṣu dvijo bhūtvā bhūtvā vaṅgeṣu tittiriḥ
  • kosaleṣu -
  • kosala (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • dvijo* -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • vaṅgeṣu -
  • vaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    vaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • tittiriḥ -
  • tittiri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tittiri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “aśvo bhūtvā tuṣāreṣu jātastvaṃ brahmaṇo'dhvare
  • aśvo* -
  • aśva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single]
  • bhūtvā -
  • bhū -> bhūtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √bhū]
  • tuṣāreṣu -
  • tuṣāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    tuṣāra (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • jātas -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • brahmaṇo' -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhvare -
  • adhvara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adhvara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    adhvarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.20.17

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.20.17 in Gujarati sript:
કોસલેષુ દ્વિજો ભૂત્વા ભૂત્વા વઙ્ગેષુ તિત્તિરિઃ ।
અશ્વો ભૂત્વા તુષારેષુ જાતસ્ત્વં બ્રહ્મણોઽધ્વરે ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 5.20.17 in Telugu sript:
కోసలేషు ద్విజో భూత్వా భూత్వా వఙ్గేషు తిత్తిరిః ।
అశ్వో భూత్వా తుషారేషు జాతస్త్వం బ్రహ్మణోఽధ్వరే ॥ ౧౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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