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 5.51.21

कदा विकल्पजालं मे न लगिष्यति चेतसि ।
स्थितमप्युज्झितासङ्गं पयः पद्मदले यथा ॥ २१ ॥

kadā vikalpajālaṃ me na lagiṣyati cetasi |
sthitamapyujjhitāsaṅgaṃ payaḥ padmadale yathā || 21 ||

When will my mind be loosened from its noose of desire, and when shall I remain unattached to all, as a dew drop on the lotus-leaf?

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

Kada, Vikalpajala, Asmad, Lagishyat, Cetas, Sthita, Api, Ujjhitri, Ujjhita, Asanga, Payas, Paya, Padmadala, Yatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.21). 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: “kadā vikalpajālaṃ me na lagiṣyati cetasi
  • kadā* -
  • kada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vikalpajālam -
  • vikalpajāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lagiṣyati -
  • lag -> lagiṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √lag class 1 verb]
    lag -> lagiṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √lag class 1 verb]
    lag (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]
  • cetasi -
  • cetas (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    cit (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • Line 2: “sthitamapyujjhitāsaṅgaṃ payaḥ padmadale yathā
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • apyu -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • ujjhitā -
  • ujjhita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ujjhita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ujjhitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ujjhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ujjh -> ujjhita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ujjh class 6 verb]
    ujjh -> ujjhita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ujjh class 6 verb]
    ujjh -> ujjhitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ujjh class 6 verb]
    ujjh (verb class 6)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • asaṅgam -
  • asaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asaṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • payaḥ -
  • payas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    paya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • padmadale -
  • padmadala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    padmadala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.21

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

Buy now!
Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.51.21 in Gujarati sript:
કદા વિકલ્પજાલં મે ન લગિષ્યતિ ચેતસિ ।
સ્થિતમપ્યુજ્ઝિતાસઙ્ગં પયઃ પદ્મદલે યથા ॥ ૨૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.51.21 in Telugu sript:
కదా వికల్పజాలం మే న లగిష్యతి చేతసి ।
స్థితమప్యుజ్ఝితాసఙ్గం పయః పద్మదలే యథా ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

Buy now!
Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: