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 5.35.64

भित्तावेव प्रवर्तन्ते चित्रेहा न नभस्तले ।
अहंकारकलापित्ते चित्ते ज्ञानचमत्कृतिः ।
न राजतेंऽशुके म्लाने यथा कुङ्कुमरञ्जना ॥ ६४ ॥

bhittāveva pravartante citrehā na nabhastale |
ahaṃkārakalāpitte citte jñānacamatkṛtiḥ |
na rājateṃ'śuke mlāne yathā kuṅkumarañjanā || 64 ||

As a picture is drawn on a canvas and not in empty air, so our thoughts depend on our selfish principle and upon its want. And as it is the clear linen, that receives the yellow colour of saffron; so it is the pure soul that receives the image of God. It is egoism which vitiates the soul with the bilious passions of the heart, as a dirty cloth vitiates a goodly paint, with its inborn taint.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.35.64). 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: “bhittāveva pravartante citrehā na nabhastale”
  • bhittāve -
  • bhitti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhittau (locative single)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    eva (vocative single)
  • pravar -
  • prava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    prava (vocative single)
    prava (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    prava (vocative single)
    pravā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    pravā (nominative single)
  • ṛtan -
  • ṛtam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • citre -
  • citra (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    citra (vocative single)
    citre (locative single)
    citra (noun, neuter); (6 der.)
    (compound)
    citre (nominative dual)
    citra (vocative single)
    citre (vocative dual)
    citre (accusative dual)
    citre (locative single)
    citrā (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    citrā (nominative single)
    citre (nominative dual)
    citre (vocative single)
    citre (vocative dual)
    citre (accusative dual)
  • īhā* -
  • īha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    īhāḥ (nominative plural)
    īhāḥ (vocative plural)
    īhā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    īhāḥ (nominative plural)
    īhāḥ (vocative plural)
    īhāḥ (accusative plural)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
  • nabhastale -
  • nabhastala (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    nabhastale (nominative dual)
    nabhastale (vocative dual)
    nabhastale (accusative dual)
    nabhastale (locative single)
  • Line 2: “ahaṃkārakalāpitte citte jñānacamatkṛtiḥ”
  • ahaṅkāra -
  • ahaṅkāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ahaṅkāra (vocative single)
  • kalāpi -
  • kalāpi (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    kalāpī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    kalāpi (adverb)
    kalāpi (vocative single)
    kalāpin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kalāpi (compound)
    kalāpi (adverb)
    kalāpin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    kalāpi (compound)
    kalāpi (adverb)
    kalāpi (nominative single)
    kalāpi (vocative single)
    kalāpi (accusative single)
  • tte -
  • tta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tte (locative single)
    tta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    tte (nominative dual)
    tte (vocative dual)
    tte (accusative dual)
    tte (locative single)
    ttā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    tte (nominative dual)
    tte (vocative single)
    tte (vocative dual)
    tte (accusative dual)
    tti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tte (vocative single)
  • citte -
  • citta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    citte (locative single)
    citta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    citte (nominative dual)
    citte (vocative dual)
    citte (accusative dual)
    citte (locative single)
    cittā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    citte (nominative dual)
    citte (vocative single)
    citte (vocative dual)
    citte (accusative dual)
    citti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    citte (vocative single)
  • jñāna -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jñāna (vocative single)
  • camatkṛtiḥ -
  • camatkṛti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    camatkṛtiḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 3: “na rājateṃ'śuke mlāne yathā kuṅkumarañjanā”
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    na (vocative single)
  • Cannot analyse rājateṃ'śuke*ml
  • mlāne -
  • mlāna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    mlāne (locative single)
    mlāna (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    mlāne (nominative dual)
    mlāne (vocative dual)
    mlāne (accusative dual)
    mlāne (locative single)
    mlānā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    mlāne (nominative dual)
    mlāne (vocative single)
    mlāne (vocative dual)
    mlāne (accusative dual)
    mlāni (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    mlāne (vocative single)
    mlā -> mlāna (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    mlāne (locative single), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlā -> mlāna (participle, neuter); (4 der.)
    mlāne (nominative dual), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlāne (vocative dual), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlāne (accusative dual), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlāne (locative single), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlā -> mlānā (participle, feminine); (4 der.)
    mlāne (nominative dual), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlāne (vocative single), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlāne (vocative dual), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
    mlāne (accusative dual), from √mlā (class 1 verb)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • kuṅkuma -
  • kuṅkuma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kuṅkuma (vocative single)
  • rañja -
  • rañja (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    rañja (vocative single)
  • -
  • (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    nṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (5.35.64). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhitti (भित्ति): defined in 1 categories.
Eva (एव): defined in 1 categories.
Prava (प्रव, pravā, प्रवा): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Citra (चित्र, citrā, चित्रा): defined in 2 categories.
Iha (īha, ईह, īhā, ईहा): defined in 1 categories.
Na (न, nā, ना): defined in 2 categories.
Kalapi (kalāpī, कलापी): defined in 1 categories.
Kalapin (kalāpin, कलापिन्): defined in 1 categories.
Citta (चित्त, cittā, चित्ता): defined in 2 categories.
Citti (चित्ति): defined in 2 categories.
Jnana (jñāna, ज्ञान): defined in 2 categories.
Mlana (mlāna, म्लान, mlānā, म्लाना): defined in 1 categories.
Kunkuma (kuṅkuma, कुङ्कुम): defined in 2 categories.

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