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 5.59.33

क्व तौ कीदृग्विधौ वापि किंनिष्ठौ वा किमात्मकौ ।
निग्रहानुग्रहौ लोके हर्षामर्षक्रमौ तथा ॥ ३३ ॥

kva tau kīdṛgvidhau vāpi kiṃniṣṭhau vā kimātmakau |
nigrahānugrahau loke harṣāmarṣakramau tathā || 33 ||

What is the good then of these my punishments and rewards to my people, which produce their pain and pleasure for a short time, and do not lead to the lasting welfare of their souls.

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 5.59.33). 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: “kva tau kīdṛgvidhau vāpi kiṃniṣṭhau vā kimātmakau”
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    tau (nominative dual)
    tau (vocative dual)
    tau (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tau (nominative dual)
    tau (accusative dual)
  • kīdṛg -
  • kīdṛś (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    kīdṛk (compound)
    kīdṛk (adverb)
    kīdṛk (nominative single)
    kīdṛk (vocative single)
    kīdṛś (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    kīdṛk (compound)
    kīdṛk (adverb)
    kīdṛk (nominative single)
    kīdṛk (vocative single)
    kīdṛk (accusative single)
  • vidhau -
  • vidh (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vidhau (nominative dual)
    vidhau (vocative dual)
    vidhau (accusative dual)
    vidha (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    vidhau (nominative dual)
    vidhau (vocative dual)
    vidhau (accusative dual)
    vidhi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vidhau (locative single)
    vidhi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vidhau (locative single)
    vidhu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vidhau (locative single)
    vidhu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vidhau (locative single)
  • vāpi -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    vāpī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    vāpi (adverb)
    vāpi (vocative single)
    vāpin (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vāpi (compound)
    vāpi (adverb)
    vāpin (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    vāpi (compound)
    vāpi (adverb)
    vāpi (nominative single)
    vāpi (vocative single)
    vāpi (accusative single)
  • kiṃ -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    (indeclinable interrogative)
    kim (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter); (4 der.)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (nominative single)
    kim (accusative single)
    kim (accusative single)
  • niṣṭhau -
  • niṣṭha (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    niṣṭhau (nominative dual)
    niṣṭhau (vocative dual)
    niṣṭhau (accusative dual)
    niṣṭhā (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    niṣṭhau (nominative dual)
    niṣṭhau (vocative dual)
    niṣṭhau (accusative dual)
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
    (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    (imperative active second single)
  • kimātmakau -
  • kimātmaka (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    kimātmakau (nominative dual)
    kimātmakau (vocative dual)
    kimātmakau (accusative dual)
  • Line 2: “nigrahānugrahau loke harṣāmarṣakramau tathā”
  • nigrahān -
  • nigraha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nigrahān (accusative plural)
  • ugra -
  • ugra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ugra (vocative single)
    ugra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ugra (vocative single)
  • hau -
  • ha (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    hau (nominative dual)
    hau (vocative dual)
    hau (accusative dual)
  • loke -
  • loka (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    loke (locative single)
    lok (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    loke (present middle first single)
  • harṣāmar -
  • hṛṣ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    harṣāma (imperative active first plural)
  • ṛṣa -
  • ṛṣ (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    ṛṣa (imperative active second single)
  • kramau -
  • krama (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    kramau (nominative dual)
    kramau (vocative dual)
    kramau (accusative dual)
    kramu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kramau (locative single)
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (5.59.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ta (त): defined in 2 categories.
Vidha (विध): defined in 1 categories.
Vidhi (विधि): defined in 3 categories.
Vidhu (विधु): defined in 2 categories.
Vapi (vāpī, वापी): defined in 2 categories.
Nishtha (nistha, niṣṭha, निष्ठ, niṣṭhā, निष्ठा): defined in 2 categories.
Va (vā, वा): defined in 2 categories.
Nigraha (निग्रह): defined in 1 categories.
Ugra (उग्र): defined in 2 categories.
Ha (ह): defined in 1 categories.
Loka (लोक): defined in 2 categories.
Krama (क्रम): defined in 2 categories.
Kramu (क्रमु): defined in 2 categories.

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