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 5.24.1

बलिरुवाच ।
केनोपायेन बलवान्स तात परिजीयते ।
कोऽसावतिमहावीर्यः सर्वं प्रकथयाशु मे ॥ १ ॥

baliruvāca |
kenopāyena balavānsa tāta parijīyate |
ko'sāvatimahāvīryaḥ sarvaṃ prakathayāśu me || 1 ||

Bali said:—Tell me sir, plainly who is this minister of so great might, and by what expedients can so mighty a being be vanquished and brought under subjection.

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

Bali, Kena, Kah, Kim, Upaya, Balavat, Tata, Pari, Asi, Asu, Adah, Atimahan, Avirya, Sarvam, Sarva, Pra, Katha, Ashu, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.24.1). 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: “baliruvāca
  • balir -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “kenopāyena balavānsa tāta parijīyate
  • keno -
  • kena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • upāyena -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • balavān -
  • balavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāta -
  • tāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • jīyate -
  • jai (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    ji (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    ji (verb class 9)
    [present passive third single]
    jyā (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]
    jyā (verb class 9)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 3: “ko'sāvatimahāvīryaḥ sarvaṃ prakathayāśu me
  • ko' -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asāva -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first dual]
    (verb class 4)
    [aorist active first dual]
  • atimahā -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    atimahan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • avīryaḥ -
  • avīrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kathayā -
  • kathā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āśu -
  • āśu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    āśu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    āśu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āśu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āśu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.24.1

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.24.1 in Gujarati sript:
બલિરુવાચ ।
કેનોપાયેન બલવાન્સ તાત પરિજીયતે ।
કોઽસાવતિમહાવીર્યઃ સર્વં પ્રકથયાશુ મે ॥ ૧ ॥

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 5.24.1 in Telugu sript:
బలిరువాచ ।
కేనోపాయేన బలవాన్స తాత పరిజీయతే ।
కోఽసావతిమహావీర్యః సర్వం ప్రకథయాశు మే ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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