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 5.26.16

राजन्यावदयं देहस्तावन्मुक्तधियामपि ।
यथाप्राप्तक्रियात्यागो रोचते न स्वभावतः ॥ १६ ॥

rājanyāvadayaṃ dehastāvanmuktadhiyāmapi |
yathāprāptakriyātyāgo rocate na svabhāvataḥ || 16 ||

I tell you, O king! that you must not of yourself get rid of your duties, as long as you are in this body of yours, even though your mind may be freed from everything.

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

Rajani, Rajanya, Adayam, Adaya, Deha, Tavat, Mukta, Dhi, Api, Yathaprapta, Kriya, Yaga, Svabhavatah, Svabhavata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.26.16). 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: “rājanyāvadayaṃ dehastāvanmuktadhiyāmapi
  • rājanyāva -
  • rājanī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rājanya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • adayam -
  • adayam (indeclinable)
    adaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adayā (noun, feminine)
    de (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • dehas -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāvan -
  • tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single], [compound]
    tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mukta -
  • mukta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mukta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muc class 6 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muc -> mukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muc class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √muj class 1 verb]
    muj -> mukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √muj class 1 verb]
  • dhiyām -
  • dhī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural], [locative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “yathāprāptakriyātyāgo rocate na svabhāvataḥ
  • yathāprāpta -
  • yathāprāpta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yathāprāpta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kriyāt -
  • kriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [benedictive active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [benedictive active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [benedictive active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [benedictive active third single]
  • yāgo* -
  • yāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rocate -
  • ruc (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svabhāvataḥ -
  • svabhāvataḥ (indeclinable)
    svabhāvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.26.16

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.26.16 in Gujarati sript:
રાજન્યાવદયં દેહસ્તાવન્મુક્તધિયામપિ ।
યથાપ્રાપ્તક્રિયાત્યાગો રોચતે ન સ્વભાવતઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 5.26.16 in Telugu sript:
రాజన్యావదయం దేహస్తావన్ముక్తధియామపి ।
యథాప్రాప్తక్రియాత్యాగో రోచతే న స్వభావతః ॥ ౧౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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