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 5.43.3

पौरुषेण प्रयत्नेन सर्वमासाद्यते यदि ।
प्रह्लादस्तत्कथं बुद्धो न माधववरं विना ॥ ३ ॥

pauruṣeṇa prayatnena sarvamāsādyate yadi |
prahlādastatkathaṃ buddho na mādhavavaraṃ vinā || 3 ||

Sir, if the exertions of men, as you said, be the causes of their success, how was it that Prahlada came to be enlightened without his effort or attempt?

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 5.43.3). 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: “pauruṣeṇa prayatnena sarvamāsādyate yadi”
  • pauruṣeṇa -
  • pauruṣa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pauruṣeṇa (instrumental single)
    pauruṣa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    pauruṣeṇa (instrumental single)
  • prayatnena -
  • prayatna (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prayatnena (instrumental single)
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sarvam (adverb)
    sarvam (accusative single)
    sarva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    sarvam (nominative single)
    sarvam (accusative single)
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āsādya (vocative single)
    āsādya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āsādya (vocative single)
  • 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)
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    yadi (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yadi (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yadi (locative single)
  • Line 2: “prahlādastatkathaṃ buddho na mādhavavaraṃ vinā”
  • prahlādas -
  • prahlāda (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prahlādaḥ (nominative single)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    katham (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    katham (adverb)
  • buddho* -
  • buddha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    buddhaḥ (nominative single)
  • 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)
  • mādhava -
  • mādhava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mādhava (vocative single)
    mādhava (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mādhava (vocative single)
  • varam -
  • varam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    vara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    varam (adverb)
    varam (accusative single)
    vara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    varam (adverb)
    varam (nominative single)
    varam (accusative single)
    varā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    varam (adverb)
  • vinā -
  • vinā (indeclinable postposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable postposition)
    vi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vinā (instrumental single)
    vi (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vinā (instrumental single)
    (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vinā (instrumental single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (5.43.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Paurusha (paurusa, pauruṣa, पौरुष): defined in 2 categories.
Prayatna (प्रयत्न): defined in 1 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Prahlada (prahlāda, प्रह्लाद): defined in 2 categories.
Buddha (बुद्ध): defined in 2 categories.
Na (न): defined in 2 categories.
Madhava (mādhava, माधव): defined in 2 categories.
Vara (वर): defined in 2 categories.
Vi (वि, vī, वी): defined in 1 categories.

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