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 6.6.28

स्पन्दमात्रार्थमेवाशु दृश्यन्ते नार्थकारिणः ।
तर्जनं गर्जनं मूढाद्धनुर्दण्डगुणादिव ॥ २८ ॥

spandamātrārthamevāśu dṛśyante nārthakāriṇaḥ |
tarjanaṃ garjanaṃ mūḍhāddhanurdaṇḍaguṇādiva || 28 ||

Their continued motion is of no real good to themselves, but brings on their quietus like the calm after the storm; they clash and clang like the twang of the bowstring, without the dart to hit at the mark.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (6.6.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Spandamatra, Artha, Eva, Ashu, Nri, Arthakarin, Tarjana, Garjana, Mudha, Hanu, Danda, Guna, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.6.28). 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: “spandamātrārthamevāśu dṛśyante nārthakāriṇaḥ
  • spandamātrā -
  • spandamātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    spandamātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • evā -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āśu -
  • āśu (indeclinable)
    āśu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    āśu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āśu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āśu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dṛśyante -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [present passive third plural]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthakāriṇaḥ -
  • arthakārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    arthakārin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “tarjanaṃ garjanaṃ mūḍhāddhanurdaṇḍaguṇādiva
  • tarjanam -
  • tarjana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tarjanā (noun, feminine)
  • garjanam -
  • garjana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    garjanā (noun, feminine)
  • mūḍhāddh -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    mūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [ablative single from √muh class 4 verb]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √muh class 4 verb]
  • hanur -
  • hanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    hanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • daṇḍa -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • guṇād -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.6.28

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.6.28 in Gujarati sript:
સ્પન્દમાત્રાર્થમેવાશુ દૃશ્યન્તે નાર્થકારિણઃ ।
તર્જનં ગર્જનં મૂઢાદ્ધનુર્દણ્ડગુણાદિવ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 6.6.28 in Telugu sript:
స్పన్దమాత్రార్థమేవాశు దృశ్యన్తే నార్థకారిణః ।
తర్జనం గర్జనం మూఢాద్ధనుర్దణ్డగుణాదివ ॥ ౨౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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