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 5.51.1

श्रीवसिष्ठ उवाच ।
परिदीर्घासु तन्वीषु सुतीक्ष्णासु सितासु च ।
क्षुरधारोपमानासु चित्तवृत्तिषु तिष्ठ मा ॥ १ ॥

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
paridīrghāsu tanvīṣu sutīkṣṇāsu sitāsu ca |
kṣuradhāropamānāsu cittavṛttiṣu tiṣṭha mā || 1 ||

Vasishtha said:—Rely no confidence, O Rama! in the course of the mind, which is sometimes continuous and sometimes momentary, now even and flat and then sharp and acute, and often as treacherous as the edge of a razor.

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

Shri, Vasishtha, Pari, Dirgha, Tanvi, Sutikshna, Sita, Kshuradhara, Upamana, Asu, Cittavritti, Tishtha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.1). 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: “śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
  • vasiṣṭha* -
  • vasiṣṭha (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]
  • Line 2: “paridīrghāsu tanvīṣu sutīkṣṇāsu sitāsu ca
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dīrghāsu -
  • dīrghā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • tanvīṣu -
  • tanvī (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • sutīkṣṇāsu -
  • sutīkṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • sitāsu -
  • sitā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    -> sitā (participle, feminine)
    [locative plural from √ class 4 verb]
    si -> sitā (participle, feminine)
    [locative plural from √si class 5 verb], [locative plural from √si class 9 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “kṣuradhāropamānāsu cittavṛttiṣu tiṣṭha
  • kṣuradhāro -
  • kṣuradhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣuradhāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣuradhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upamānā -
  • upamāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asu -
  • asu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    asū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • cittavṛttiṣu -
  • cittavṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • tiṣṭha -
  • tiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tiṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.1

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 5.51.1 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રીવસિષ્ઠ ઉવાચ ।
પરિદીર્ઘાસુ તન્વીષુ સુતીક્ષ્ણાસુ સિતાસુ ચ ।
ક્ષુરધારોપમાનાસુ ચિત્તવૃત્તિષુ તિષ્ઠ મા ॥ ૧ ॥

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 5.51.1 in Telugu sript:
శ్రీవసిష్ఠ ఉవాచ ।
పరిదీర్ఘాసు తన్వీషు సుతీక్ష్ణాసు సితాసు చ ।
క్షురధారోపమానాసు చిత్తవృత్తిషు తిష్ఠ మా ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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