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 5.24.41

बलिरुवाच भोगेष्वरतिरेवान्तः कथं सर्वासुरेश्वर ।
स्थितिमायाति जीवस्य दीर्घजीवितदायिनी ॥ ४१ ॥

baliruvāca bhogeṣvaratirevāntaḥ kathaṃ sarvāsureśvara |
sthitimāyāti jīvasya dīrghajīvitadāyinī || 41 ||

Bali rejoined:—Tell me, O lord of demons! in what manner, indifference to worldly enjoyments, takes a deep root in the human heart;and produces the fruit of longevity of the embodied spirit on earth.

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

Bali, Bhoga, Arati, Eva, Tas, Katham, Katha, Sarva, Ishvara, Sthiti, Ayat, Jiva, Dirghajivin, Tada, Ayin, Ayini,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.24.41). 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 bhogeṣvaratirevāntaḥ kathaṃ sarvāsureśvara
  • 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]
  • bhogeṣva -
  • bhoga (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    bhoga (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • aratir -
  • arati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    arati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • evān -
  • eva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvāsu -
  • sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • re -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iśvara -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “sthitimāyāti jīvasya dīrghajīvitadāyinī
  • sthitim -
  • sthiti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • āyāti -
  • āyāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āyāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • jīvasya -
  • jīva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    jīva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • dīrghajīvi -
  • dīrghajīvin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dīrghajīvin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayinī -
  • ayinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ayin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [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 5.24.41

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.24.41 in Gujarati sript:
બલિરુવાચ ભોગેષ્વરતિરેવાન્તઃ કથં સર્વાસુરેશ્વર ।
સ્થિતિમાયાતિ જીવસ્ય દીર્ઘજીવિતદાયિની ॥ ૪૧ ॥

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 5.24.41 in Telugu sript:
బలిరువాచ భోగేష్వరతిరేవాన్తః కథం సర్వాసురేశ్వర ।
స్థితిమాయాతి జీవస్య దీర్ఘజీవితదాయినీ ॥ ౪౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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