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 5.59.29

जगज्जालमयं नृत्तमिदं चित्तनटैस्ततम् ।
एतयैवैकया बुद्ध्या दृश्यते दीपलेखया ॥ २९ ॥

jagajjālamayaṃ nṛttamidaṃ cittanaṭaistatam |
etayaivaikayā buddhyā dṛśyate dīpalekhayā || 29 ||

This world is a stage, stretched out by the mind its chief actor, and the soul sits silent as a spectator of this scene, under the light of the intellect.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.59.29). 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: “jagajjālamayaṃ nṛttamidaṃ cittanaṭaistatam”
  • Cannot analyse jagajjālamayam*nṛ
  • nṛttam -
  • nṛtta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    nṛttam (adverb)
    nṛttam (nominative single)
    nṛttam (accusative single)
    nṛt -> nṛtta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    nṛttam (accusative single), from √nṛt (class 4 verb)
    nṛt -> nṛtta (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    nṛttam (nominative single), from √nṛt (class 4 verb)
    nṛttam (accusative single), from √nṛt (class 4 verb)
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    idam (nominative single)
    idam (accusative single)
  • citta -
  • citta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    citta (vocative single)
    citta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    citta (vocative single)
    cit (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    citta (imperative active second plural)
  • naṭais -
  • naṭa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    naṭaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • tatam -
  • tata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tatam (adverb)
    tatam (accusative single)
    tata (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tatam (adverb)
    tatam (nominative single)
    tatam (accusative single)
    tatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tatam (adverb)
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    tatam (accusative single), from √tan (class 8 verb)
    tan -> tata (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    tatam (nominative single), from √tan (class 8 verb)
    tatam (accusative single), from √tan (class 8 verb)
  • Line 2: “etayaivaikayā buddhyā dṛśyate dīpalekhayā”
  • etayai -
  • etā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    etayā (instrumental single)
    eṣā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    etayā (instrumental single)
  • aivai -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • aikayā -
  • aikā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    aikayā (instrumental single)
  • buddhyā* -
  • buddhi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    buddhyāḥ (ablative single)
    buddhyāḥ (genitive single)
  • dṛśyate -
  • dṛśyatā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    dṛśyate (nominative dual)
    dṛśyate (vocative single)
    dṛśyate (vocative dual)
    dṛśyate (accusative dual)
    dṛś (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    dṛśyate (present passive third single)
  • dīpa -
  • dīpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dīpa (vocative single)
  • lekhayā -
  • lekhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    lekhayā (instrumental single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (5.59.29). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nritta (nrtta, nṛtta, नृत्त): defined in 1 categories.
Citta (चित्त): defined in 2 categories.
Nata (naṭa, नट): defined in 2 categories.
Tata (तत): defined in 1 categories.
Buddhi (बुद्धि): defined in 2 categories.
Dipa (dīpa, दीप): defined in 1 categories.
Lekha (lekhā, लेखा): defined in 2 categories.

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