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 5.52.36

पादाङ्गुष्ठाच्छिरो यावत्कणशः प्रविचारितम् ।
न लब्धोऽसावहं नाम कः स्यादहमिति स्थितः ॥ ३६ ॥

pādāṅguṣṭhācchiro yāvatkaṇaśaḥ pravicāritam |
na labdho'sāvahaṃ nāma kaḥ syādahamiti sthitaḥ || 36 ||

I analysed my body at each atom from the head to foot, but failed to find what we call the "I" in any part of it, and what makes my personality.

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

Padangushtha, Shira, Shiras, Yavat, Kanashah, Pravicarita, Labdhri, Labdha, Asi, Asu, Adah, Aha, Asmad, Naman, Kah, Syat, Sya, Iti, Sthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.52.36). 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: “pādāṅguṣṭhācchiro yāvatkaṇaśaḥ pravicāritam
  • pādāṅguṣṭhācch -
  • pādāṅguṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pādāṅguṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • śiro* -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yāvat -
  • yāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yāvat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kaṇaśaḥ -
  • kaṇaśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pravicāritam -
  • pravicārita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pravicārita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pravicāritā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “na labdho'sāvahaṃ nāma kaḥ syādahamiti sthitaḥ
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • labdho' -
  • labdhṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    labdhṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    labdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    labh -> labdha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √labh class 1 verb]
  • asāva -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first dual]
    (verb class 4)
    [aorist active first dual]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sthitaḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.52.36

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.52.36 in Gujarati sript:
પાદાઙ્ગુષ્ઠાચ્છિરો યાવત્કણશઃ પ્રવિચારિતમ્ ।
ન લબ્ધોઽસાવહં નામ કઃ સ્યાદહમિતિ સ્થિતઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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 5.52.36 in Telugu sript:
పాదాఙ్గుష్ఠాచ్ఛిరో యావత్కణశః ప్రవిచారితమ్ ।
న లబ్ధోఽసావహం నామ కః స్యాదహమితి స్థితః ॥ ౩౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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