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 5.87.12

निमेषार्धार्धभागेन कालेन कलनां प्रभुः ।
जहौ चितश्चेत्यदशां स्पन्दशक्तिमिवानिलः ॥ १२ ॥

nimeṣārdhārdhabhāgena kālena kalanāṃ prabhuḥ |
jahau citaścetyadaśāṃ spandaśaktimivānilaḥ || 12 ||

It was in a twinkling or half of that time, that this sedate sage stopped the course of his thought, as the current wind stops its motion in a moment.

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 5.87.12). 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: “nimeṣārdhārdhabhāgena kālena kalanāṃ prabhuḥ”
  • nimeṣā -
  • nimeṣa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    nimeṣa (vocative single)
  • ardhārdhabhāgena -
  • ardhārdhabhāga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ardhārdhabhāgena (instrumental single)
  • kālena -
  • kālena (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    kāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kālena (instrumental single)
    kāla (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    kālena (instrumental single)
  • kalanām -
  • kalanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    kalanām (accusative single)
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prabhuḥ (nominative single)
    prabhu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    prabhuḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “jahau citaścetyadaśāṃ spandaśaktimivānilaḥ”
  • jahau -
  • jaha (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    jahau (nominative dual)
    jahau (vocative dual)
    jahau (accusative dual)
    jahu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jahau (locative single)
    (verb class 1); (2 der.)
    jahau (perfect active first single)
    jahau (perfect active third single)
    (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    jahau (perfect active first single)
    jahau (perfect active third single)
  • citaś -
  • cit (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    citaḥ (nominative plural)
    citaḥ (vocative plural)
    citaḥ (accusative plural)
    citaḥ (ablative single)
    citaḥ (genitive single)
    cit (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    citaḥ (nominative plural)
    citaḥ (vocative plural)
    citaḥ (accusative plural)
    citaḥ (ablative single)
    citaḥ (genitive single)
    cit (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    citaḥ (ablative single)
    citaḥ (genitive single)
    cita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    citaḥ (nominative single)
  • cetya -
  • cetya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    cetya (vocative single)
    cetya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    cetya (vocative single)
    cit -> cetya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √cit
    cit -> cetya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √cit
    cit -> cetya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √cit
    cit -> cetya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    cetya (vocative single), from √cit
    cit -> cetya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    cetya (vocative single), from √cit
  • daśām -
  • daśā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    daśām (accusative single)
  • spanda -
  • spanda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    spanda (vocative single)
  • śaktim -
  • śakti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śaktim (accusative single)
    śakti (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śaktim (accusative single)
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • anilaḥ -
  • anila (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    anilaḥ (nominative single)
    nil (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    anilaḥ (imperfect active second single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (5.87.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nimesha (nimesa, nimeṣa, निमेष): defined in 2 categories.
Kala (kāla, काल): defined in 2 categories.
Kalana (kalanā, कलना): defined in 2 categories.
Prabhu (प्रभु): defined in 2 categories.
Jahu (जहु): defined in 2 categories.
Shakti (sakti, śakti, शक्ति): defined in 2 categories.
Anila (अनिल): defined in 2 categories.

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