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 6.10.8

कोशकारवदात्मानं वासनातनुतन्तुभिः ।
वेष्टयच्चैव चेतोऽन्तर्बालत्वान्नावबुध्यते ॥ ८ ॥

kośakāravadātmānaṃ vāsanātanutantubhiḥ |
veṣṭayaccaiva ceto'ntarbālatvānnāvabudhyate || 8 ||

The mind wraps the inward soul with the coverlet of its various desires, as the silkworm twines the thin thread of its desires round about itself; which its wants of reason prevent it from understanding.

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

Koshakara, Vada, Mana, Vasana, Anu, Tantu, Veshtayat, Cetri, Cetas, Cetu, Ceta, Antar, Balatva, Nava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.10.8). 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: “kośakāravadātmānaṃ vāsanātanutantubhiḥ
  • kośakāra -
  • kośakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kośakāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vadāt -
  • vada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mānam -
  • māna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    māna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    man -> māna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> māna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
  • vāsanāt -
  • vāsana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vāsana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anu (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tantubhiḥ -
  • tantu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “veṣṭayaccaiva ceto'ntarbālatvānnāvabudhyate
  • veṣṭayac -
  • veṣṭ -> veṣṭayat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √veṣṭ], [vocative single from √veṣṭ], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ceto' -
  • cetas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cetṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    cetu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ceta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • antar -
  • antar (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    antar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bālatvān -
  • bālatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • nāva -
  • nāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • budhyate -
  • budh (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    budh (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.10.8

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 6.10.8 in Gujarati sript:
કોશકારવદાત્માનં વાસનાતનુતન્તુભિઃ ।
વેષ્ટયચ્ચૈવ ચેતોઽન્તર્બાલત્વાન્નાવબુધ્યતે ॥ ૮ ॥

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 6.10.8 in Telugu sript:
కోశకారవదాత్మానం వాసనాతనుతన్తుభిః ।
వేష్టయచ్చైవ చేతోఽన్తర్బాలత్వాన్నావబుధ్యతే ॥ ౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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