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 5.91.12

यथा गन्धर्वसंकल्पात्पुरमेवं हि चेतसः ।
सवातायनमाकारभासुरं जायते वपुः ॥ १२ ॥

yathā gandharvasaṃkalpātpuramevaṃ hi cetasaḥ |
savātāyanamākārabhāsuraṃ jāyate vapuḥ || 12 ||

As the dying man sees in his imagination, the messengers of death appearing before him; so doth the mind, present the figure of the unreal body as a reality.

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

Yatha, Gandharva, Sankalpa, Pur, Pura, Evam, Eva, Cetas, Cetasa, Savatri, Ayana, Akara, Bhasura, Jayat, Vapu, Vapus,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.91.12). 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: “yathā gandharvasaṃkalpātpuramevaṃ hi cetasaḥ
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • gandharva -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkalpāt -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    saṅkalpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • cetasaḥ -
  • cetas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    cetasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “savātāyanamākārabhāsuraṃ jāyate vapuḥ
  • savātā -
  • savātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayanam -
  • ayana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ayana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ayanā (noun, feminine)
  • ākāra -
  • ākāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāsuram -
  • bhāsura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāsura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhāsurā (noun, feminine)
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single]
  • vapuḥ -
  • vapus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vapus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vapu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vapu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.91.12

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 5.91.12 in Gujarati sript:
યથા ગન્ધર્વસંકલ્પાત્પુરમેવં હિ ચેતસઃ ।
સવાતાયનમાકારભાસુરં જાયતે વપુઃ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 5.91.12 in Telugu sript:
యథా గన్ధర్వసంకల్పాత్పురమేవం హి చేతసః ।
సవాతాయనమాకారభాసురం జాయతే వపుః ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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