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 5.66.18

दुःखैः सुखलवाकारैर्दीर्घादीर्घैः शुभाशुभैः ।
अपर्याप्तागमापायाः प्रयान्त्यायान्ति रात्रयः ॥ १८ ॥

duḥkhaiḥ sukhalavākārairdīrghādīrghaiḥ śubhāśubhaiḥ |
aparyāptāgamāpāyāḥ prayāntyāyānti rātrayaḥ || 18 ||

See how our days and nights are rolling on, in their circuit of continued misery and misfortune, which are misconstrued by men for transient joy and good fortune.

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

Duhkha, Sukhalava, Akara, Dirgha, Gha, Shubhashubha, Aparyapta, Agama, Apaya, Pra, Praya, Antya, Anti, Ratra, Yah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.66.18). 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: “duḥkhaiḥ sukhalavākārairdīrghādīrghaiḥ śubhāśubhaiḥ
  • duḥkhaiḥ -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sukhalavā -
  • sukhalava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akārair -
  • akāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dīrghād -
  • dīrgha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    dīrgha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īr -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ghaiḥ -
  • gha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    gha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śubhāśubhaiḥ -
  • śubhāśubha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śubhāśubha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “aparyāptāgamāpāyāḥ prayāntyāyānti rātrayaḥ
  • aparyāptā -
  • aparyāpta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aparyāpta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aparyāptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agamā -
  • agama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    agama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    agamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apāyāḥ -
  • apāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • prayā -
  • prā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    prayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • antyāyā -
  • antya (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    antya (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • rātra -
  • rātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.66.18

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.66.18 in Gujarati sript:
દુઃખૈઃ સુખલવાકારૈર્દીર્ઘાદીર્ઘૈઃ શુભાશુભૈઃ ।
અપર્યાપ્તાગમાપાયાઃ પ્રયાન્ત્યાયાન્તિ રાત્રયઃ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 5.66.18 in Telugu sript:
దుఃఖైః సుఖలవాకారైర్దీర్ఘాదీర్ఘైః శుభాశుభైః ।
అపర్యాప్తాగమాపాయాః ప్రయాన్త్యాయాన్తి రాత్రయః ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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