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 5.51.3

यावन्म्लायति नो कायलतिका कालभास्वता ।
भूतलेऽपतितां तावदेनामुद्धृत्य धारय ॥ ३ ॥

yāvanmlāyati no kāyalatikā kālabhāsvatā |
bhūtale'patitāṃ tāvadenāmuddhṛtya dhāraya || 3 ||

As long as the body of the plant does not fade away in course of time, nor roll upon the ground as the decayed and dead body of man; so long should you hold it up upon the prop of reason.

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

Yavat, Yavan, Mlayat, Kaya, Latika, Kala, Bhasvat, Bhasvata, Bhutala, Apatita, Tavat, Ena, Mud, Dharaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.3). 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: “yāvanmlāyati no kāyalatikā kālabhāsvatā
  • yāvan -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mlāyati -
  • mlāyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mlāyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • no -
  • nu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • kāya -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • latikā -
  • latikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāla -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāsvatā -
  • bhāsvat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhāsvat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhāsvatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhūtale'patitāṃ tāvadenāmuddhṛtya dhāraya
  • bhūtale' -
  • bhūtala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • apatitām -
  • apatitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • enā -
  • enā (indeclinable)
  • muddh -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • hṛtya -
  • hṛ -> hṛtya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √hṛ]
  • dhāraya -
  • dhāraya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhāraya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhṛ (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.3

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 5.51.3 in Gujarati sript:
યાવન્મ્લાયતિ નો કાયલતિકા કાલભાસ્વતા ।
ભૂતલેઽપતિતાં તાવદેનામુદ્ધૃત્ય ધારય ॥ ૩ ॥

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 5.51.3 in Telugu sript:
యావన్మ్లాయతి నో కాయలతికా కాలభాస్వతా ।
భూతలేఽపతితాం తావదేనాముద్ధృత్య ధారయ ॥ ౩ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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