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 5.91.70

जगज्जालमतो भाति तदिदं रघुनन्दन ।
यथा बालस्य वेतालः स्वसंकल्पोद्भवाद्भवेत् ॥ ७० ॥

jagajjālamato bhāti tadidaṃ raghunandana |
yathā bālasya vetālaḥ svasaṃkalpodbhavādbhavet || 70 ||

This world is no more than a network of our imagination, as the boys imagine a goblin to be hidden in the dark. (So Bacon: Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark.

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

Raghunandana (+2), Bala (+2), Vetala (+2), Udbhava (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 5.91.70). 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: “jagajjālamato bhāti tadidaṃ raghunandana”
  • Cannot analyse jagajjālamato*bh
  • bhāti -
  • bhāti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    bhā (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    bhāti (present active third single)
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    tad (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tat (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tad (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tat (compound)
    tat (nominative single)
    tat (accusative single)
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter); (2 der.)
    idam (nominative single)
    idam (accusative single)
  • raghunandana -
  • raghunandana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    raghunandana (vocative single)
  • Line 2: “yathā bālasya vetālaḥ svasaṃkalpodbhavādbhavet”
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • bālasya -
  • bāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bālasya (genitive single)
    bāla (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    bālasya (genitive single)
  • vetālaḥ -
  • vetāla (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vetālaḥ (nominative single)
  • sva -
  • (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    su (compound)
    su (adverb)
    su (nominative single)
    su (vocative single)
    su (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    su (adverb)
    su (vocative single)
    so (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    su (adverb)
    sva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    sva (vocative single)
    sva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sva (vocative single)
  • asaṅkalpo -
  • asaṅkalpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    asaṅkalpa (vocative single)
    asaṅkalpa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    asaṅkalpa (vocative single)
  • udbhavād -
  • udbhava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    udbhavāt (adverb)
    udbhavāt (ablative single)
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavet (optative active third single)
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