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!

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); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • gandharva -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    gandharva (vocative single)
  • saṅkalpāt -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    saṅkalpāt (adverb)
    saṅkalpāt (ablative single)
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    puram (adverb)
    puram (accusative single)
    pura (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    puram (adverb)
    puram (nominative single)
    puram (accusative single)
    purā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    puram (adverb)
    pur (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    puram (accusative single)
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    evam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (accusative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (nominative single)
    evam (accusative single)
    evā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    evam (adverb)
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • cetasaḥ -
  • cetas (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    cetasaḥ (ablative single)
    cetasaḥ (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “savātāyanamākārabhāsuraṃ jāyate vapuḥ”
  • savātā -
  • savātṛ (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    savātā (nominative single)
    savātā (nominative single)
  • ayanam -
  • ayana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ayanam (adverb)
    ayanam (accusative single)
    ayana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ayanam (adverb)
    ayanam (nominative single)
    ayanam (accusative single)
    ayanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ayanam (adverb)
  • ākāra -
  • ākāra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ākāra (vocative single)
  • bhāsuram -
  • bhāsura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhāsuram (adverb)
    bhāsuram (accusative single)
    bhāsura (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    bhāsuram (adverb)
    bhāsuram (nominative single)
    bhāsuram (accusative single)
    bhāsurā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhāsuram (adverb)
  • jāyate -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    jāyate (dative single), from √jai (class 1 verb)
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    jāyate (dative single), from √jai (class 1 verb)
    jai (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    jāyate (present middle third single)
    jan (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    jāyate (present middle third single)
  • vapuḥ -
  • vapus (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    vapuḥ (adverb)
    vapuḥ (nominative single)
    vapuḥ (vocative single)
    vapus (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    vapuḥ (adverb)
    vapuḥ (nominative single)
    vapuḥ (vocative single)
    vapuḥ (accusative single)
    vapu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vapuḥ (nominative single)
    vapu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vapuḥ (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (5.91.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gandharva (गन्धर्व): defined in 2 categories.
Sankalpa (saṅkalpa, सङ्कल्प): defined in 2 categories.
Pura (पुर): defined in 2 categories.
Eva (एव): defined in 1 categories.
Ayana (अयन): defined in 2 categories.
Akara (ākāra, आकार): defined in 2 categories.
Bhasura (bhāsura, भासुर): defined in 2 categories.
Vapu (वपु): defined in 2 categories.
Vapus (वपुस्): defined in 2 categories.

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