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 5.66.24

शुष्यतः कायसरसः प्रगलद्यौवनाम्भसः ।
राजहंसः क्षणादायुरनिवर्ति पलायते ॥ २४ ॥

śuṣyataḥ kāyasarasaḥ pragaladyauvanāmbhasaḥ |
rājahaṃsaḥ kṣaṇādāyuranivarti palāyate || 24 ||

As the channel of the body dries up in old age, and the water of youth is drained out of it; so the swan of life flies away far from it, and there is nothing to retard its flight.

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

Shushyat, Kaya, Saras, Sarasa, Praga, Dyu, Ambhasa, Rajahamsa, Kshanat, Kshana, Ayu, Ayus, Anivartin, Pala, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.66.24). 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: “śuṣyataḥ kāyasarasaḥ pragaladyauvanāmbhasaḥ
  • śuṣyataḥ -
  • śuṣ -> śuṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √śuṣ class 4 verb], [ablative single from √śuṣ class 4 verb], [genitive single from √śuṣ class 4 verb]
    śuṣ -> śuṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √śuṣ class 4 verb], [genitive single from √śuṣ class 4 verb]
    śuṣ (verb class 4)
    [present active third dual]
  • kāya -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • sarasaḥ -
  • saras (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • praga -
  • praga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • la -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dyau -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dyu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • auvan -
  • u (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • āmbhasaḥ -
  • āmbhasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “rājahaṃsaḥ kṣaṇādāyuranivarti palāyate
  • rājahaṃsaḥ -
  • rājahaṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣaṇād -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • āyur -
  • āyus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    āyus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āyu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    āyu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anivarti -
  • anivartin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anivartin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • palāya -
  • pala (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    pala (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.66.24

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.66.24 in Gujarati sript:
શુષ્યતઃ કાયસરસઃ પ્રગલદ્યૌવનામ્ભસઃ ।
રાજહંસઃ ક્ષણાદાયુરનિવર્તિ પલાયતે ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 5.66.24 in Telugu sript:
శుష్యతః కాయసరసః ప్రగలద్యౌవనామ్భసః ।
రాజహంసః క్షణాదాయురనివర్తి పలాయతే ॥ ౨౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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