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 5.51.24

कदा विकल्पपर्यस्तं मनो दोलावदोलनम् ।
शममेष्यति मे शान्तवातौजस इव भ्रमः ॥ २४ ॥

kadā vikalpaparyastaṃ mano dolāvadolanam |
śamameṣyati me śāntavātaujasa iva bhramaḥ || 24 ||

When will my mind get rid of its desire and dislike and cease to swing to and fro in the cradle of its option and caprice; and return to its steadiness, as a madman is calmed after the fit of his delirium has passed away?

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

Kada, Vikalpa, Paryasta, Shama, Eshyat, Asmad, Shanta, Vatri, Vata, Vati, Vat, Aujasa, Iva, Bhrama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.24). 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 vikalpaparyastaṃ mano dolāvadolanam
  • kadā* -
  • kada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vikalpa -
  • vikalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vikalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paryastam -
  • paryasta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paryasta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paryastā (noun, feminine)
  • mano* -
  • Cannot analyse dolāvadolanam
  • Line 2: “śamameṣyati me śāntavātaujasa iva bhramaḥ
  • śamam -
  • śama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śamā (noun, feminine)
  • eṣyati -
  • eṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    eṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    i -> eṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> eṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [future active third 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]
  • śānta -
  • śānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śam -> śānta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śam class 4 verb], [vocative single from √śam class 9 verb]
    śam -> śānta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śam class 4 verb], [vocative single from √śam class 9 verb]
  • vātau -
  • vāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vāta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vāti (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    -> vāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb], [instrumental single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vāta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [instrumental single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √ class 1 verb]
    -> vāt (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √ class 1 verb]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural], [periphrastic-future active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second plural], [periphrastic-future active third single]
    vai (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • aujasa -
  • aujasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • bhramaḥ -
  • bhrama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.24

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 5.51.24 in Gujarati sript:
કદા વિકલ્પપર્યસ્તં મનો દોલાવદોલનમ્ ।
શમમેષ્યતિ મે શાન્તવાતૌજસ ઇવ ભ્રમઃ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 5.51.24 in Telugu sript:
కదా వికల్పపర్యస్తం మనో దోలావదోలనమ్ ।
శమమేష్యతి మే శాన్తవాతౌజస ఇవ భ్రమః ॥ ౨౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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