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 5.35.37

अन्यः पश्यत्यहो मौर्ख्यं कस्येयं खलु चक्रिका ।
भुङ्क्ते प्रकृतिरादत्ते मनोदेहस्य संकटः ॥ ३७ ॥

anyaḥ paśyatyaho maurkhyaṃ kasyeyaṃ khalu cakrikā |
bhuṅkte prakṛtirādatte manodehasya saṃkaṭaḥ || 37 ||

There is another one in me (i.e. the soul or intellect), which beholds the actions of the other (i.e. of the mind) as a theatric act;and witnesses the exposure of the body to peril, as its last sad and catastrophe.

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

Ani (+1), Iyam (+2), Cakrika (+2), Prakriti (+2), Mana (+2), Manas (+2), Manu (+2), Deha (+2), Sankata (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.35.37). 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: “anyaḥ paśyatyaho maurkhyaṃ kasyeyaṃ khalu cakrikā”
  • anyaḥ -
  • anī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    anyaḥ (nominative plural)
    anyaḥ (vocative plural)
  • paśyatya -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    paśyati (locative single)
    paśyat (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    paśyatī (nominative dual)
    paśyatī (vocative dual)
    paśyatī (accusative dual)
    paśyati (locative single)
  • aho* -
  • ahan (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ahas (compound)
    ahaḥ (adverb)
    ahaḥ (nominative single)
    ahaḥ (vocative single)
    ahaḥ (accusative single)
    ahar (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ahaḥ (adverb)
    has (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    ahaḥ (aorist active second single)
  • maurkhyam -
  • maurkhya (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    maurkhyam (adverb)
    maurkhyam (nominative single)
    maurkhyam (accusative single)
  • kasye -
  • kas -> kasya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √kas
    ka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    ka (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kasya (genitive single)
    kas (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    kasye (present passive first single)
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    iyam (nominative single)
    ī (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    iyam (accusative single)
    ī (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    iyam (accusative single)
    idam (pronoun, feminine); (1 der.)
    iyam (nominative single)
  • khalu -
  • khalu (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • cakrikā -
  • cakrikā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cakrikā (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “bhuṅkte prakṛtirādatte manodehasya saṃkaṭaḥ”
  • bhuṅkte -
  • bhuj (verb class 7); (1 der.)
    bhuṅkte (present middle third single)
  • prakṛtir -
  • prakṛti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    prakṛtiḥ (nominative single)
  • ādatte -
  • ādatta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ādatte (locative single)
    ādatta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    ādatte (nominative dual)
    ādatte (vocative dual)
    ādatte (accusative dual)
    ādatte (locative single)
    ādattā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    ādatte (nominative dual)
    ādatte (vocative single)
    ādatte (vocative dual)
    ādatte (accusative dual)
  • mano -
  • manas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
    manaḥ (vocative single)
    manaḥ (accusative single)
    mana (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    manaḥ (nominative single)
    manu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mano (vocative single)
    manu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mano (vocative single)
  • dehasya -
  • deha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dehasya (genitive single)
    deha (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    dehasya (genitive single)
  • saṅkaṭaḥ -
  • saṅkaṭa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    saṅkaṭaḥ (nominative single)
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