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 5.51.42

कदाचिदुदितार्काभं तेजो दृष्ट्वान्तरे मनः ।
विषयोन्मुखतां यातं तस्य तामरसेक्षण ॥ ४२ ॥

kadāciduditārkābhaṃ tejo dṛṣṭvāntare manaḥ |
viṣayonmukhatāṃ yātaṃ tasya tāmarasekṣaṇa || 42 ||

He often beheld the sunlight of spirituality rising within himself, and as often turned away his mind from that golden prospect, to the sight of gross objects.

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

Kadacit, Uditarka, Abha, Teja, Tejas, Antare, Antara, Mana, Manas, Vishayonmukha, Yata, Tad, Tamarasa, Ikshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.42). 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: “kadāciduditārkābhaṃ tejo dṛṣṭvāntare manaḥ
  • kadācid -
  • kadācit (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • uditārkā -
  • uditārka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uditārka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ābham -
  • ābhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ābha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ābha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tejo* -
  • tejas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    teja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • antare -
  • antare (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    antara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    antarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • manaḥ -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “viṣayonmukhatāṃ yātaṃ tasya tāmarasekṣaṇa
  • viṣayonmukha -
  • viṣayonmukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viṣayonmukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yātam -
  • yāt (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    yāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    -> yāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tāmarase -
  • tāmarasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tāmarasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tāmarasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īkṣaṇa -
  • īkṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īkṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.51.42

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 5.51.42 in Gujarati sript:
કદાચિદુદિતાર્કાભં તેજો દૃષ્ટ્વાન્તરે મનઃ ।
વિષયોન્મુખતાં યાતં તસ્ય તામરસેક્ષણ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

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 5.51.42 in Telugu sript:
కదాచిదుదితార్కాభం తేజో దృష్ట్వాన్తరే మనః ।
విషయోన్ముఖతాం యాతం తస్య తామరసేక్షణ ॥ ౪౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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