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 5.91.59

प्राणस्पन्दं बोधयति तेन चित्तं प्रजायते ।
प्राणः स्पन्दनधर्मित्वात्स्पन्दते स्पृष्टहृद्गुणः ॥ ५९ ॥

prāṇaspandaṃ bodhayati tena cittaṃ prajāyate |
prāṇaḥ spandanadharmitvātspandate spṛṣṭahṛdguṇaḥ || 59 ||

It is beset by our erroneous senses, resembling the ignorant birds setting upon it; and our desires are the cankers, that are continually corroding our breasts and minds.

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 5.91.59). 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: “prāṇaspandaṃ bodhayati tena cittaṃ prajāyate”
  • prāṇa -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (compound)
    prāṇa (vocative single)
    prāṇa (vocative single)
    prāṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    prāṇa (vocative single)
  • spandam -
  • spanda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    spandam (adverb)
    spandam (accusative single)
  • bodhayati -
  • budh -> bodhayat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    bodhayati (locative single), from √budh
    budh -> bodhayat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    bodhayati (locative single), from √budh
    budh (verb class 0); (1 der.)
    bodhayati (present active third single)
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tena (vocative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tan (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
  • cittam -
  • citta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    cittam (adverb)
    cittam (accusative single)
    citta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    cittam (adverb)
    cittam (nominative single)
    cittam (accusative single)
    cittā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    cittam (adverb)
    cit (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    cittam (imperative active second dual)
  • prajāya -
  • praja (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prajāya (dative single)
    praja (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    prajāya (dative single)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (locative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (locative single)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (vocative single)
    te (vocative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    tad (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    te (nominative plural)
    (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    te (nominative dual)
    te (accusative dual)
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (2 der.)
    te (dative single)
    te (genitive single)
  • Line 2: “prāṇaḥ spandanadharmitvātspandate spṛṣṭahṛdguṇaḥ”
  • prāṇaḥ -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    prāṇaḥ (nominative single)
    prāṇaḥ (nominative single)
    prāṇ (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    prāṇaḥ (nominative plural)
    prāṇaḥ (vocative plural)
    prāṇaḥ (accusative plural)
    prāṇaḥ (ablative single)
    prāṇaḥ (genitive single)
    prāṇ (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    prāṇaḥ (ablative single)
    prāṇaḥ (genitive single)
  • spandana -
  • spandana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    spandana (vocative single)
    spandana (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    spandana (vocative single)
  • dharmitvāt -
  • dharmitva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    dharmitvāt (adverb)
    dharmitvāt (ablative single)
  • spandate -
  • spand (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    spandate (present middle third single)
  • spṛṣṭa -
  • spṛṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    spṛṣṭa (vocative single)
    spṛṣṭa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    spṛṣṭa (vocative single)
    spṛś -> spṛṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    spṛṣṭa (vocative single), from √spṛś (class 6 verb)
    spṛś -> spṛṣṭa (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    spṛṣṭa (vocative single), from √spṛś (class 6 verb)
  • hṛd -
  • hṛd (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    hṛt (compound)
    hṛt (adverb)
    hṛt (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    hṛt (nominative single)
    hṛt (vocative single)
    hṛt (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    hṛt (nominative single)
    hṛt (vocative single)
    hṛt (accusative single)
  • guṇaḥ -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    guṇaḥ (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 (5.91.59). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prana (prāṇa, प्राण): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (त, tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Citta (चित्त): defined in 2 categories.
Praja (प्रज): defined in 2 categories.
Yushmad (yusmad, yuṣmad, युष्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Sprishta (sprsta, spṛṣṭa, स्पृष्ट): defined in 1 categories.
Hrit (hrt, hṛt, हृत्): defined in 1 categories.
Guna (guṇa, गुण): defined in 2 categories.

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