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 6.15.23

दक्षिणस्कन्धशाखायां स्थितायां वै दवीयसि ।
अथाहं दृष्टवान्पुष्टपत्रायामम्बरस्थितः ॥ २३ ॥

dakṣiṇaskandhaśākhāyāṃ sthitāyāṃ vai davīyasi |
athāhaṃ dṛṣṭavānpuṣṭapatrāyāmambarasthitaḥ || 23 ||

I then began to pray from my etherial seat, and through the thickening leaves of the tree to the nest of the bird; amidst the hollows of far distant boughs towards the south.

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 6.15.23). 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: “dakṣiṇaskandhaśākhāyāṃ sthitāyāṃ vai davīyasi”
  • dakṣiṇa -
  • dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dakṣiṇa (vocative single)
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dakṣiṇa (vocative single)
  • skandhaśākhāyām -
  • skandhaśākhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    skandhaśākhāyām (locative single)
  • sthitāyām -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sthitāyām (locative single)
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    sthitāyām (locative single), from √sthā (class 1 verb)
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1); (2 der.)
    vai (present middle first single)
    vai (imperative middle first single)
  • davīyasi -
  • davīyas (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    davīyasi (locative single)
    davīyas (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    davīyasi (locative single)
  • Line 2: “athāhaṃ dṛṣṭavānpuṣṭapatrāyāmambarasthitaḥ”
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aham (adverb)
    aham (nominative single)
    aham (accusative single)
    asmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    aham (nominative single)
  • dṛṣṭavān -
  • dṛṣṭavat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭavān (nominative single)
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭavān (nominative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
  • puṣṭa -
  • puṣṭa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    puṣṭa (vocative single)
    puṣṭa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    puṣṭa (vocative single)
    puṣ -> puṣṭa (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 1 verb)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 4 verb)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 9 verb)
    puṣ -> puṣṭa (participle, neuter); (3 der.)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 1 verb)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 4 verb)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 9 verb)
    puṣ -> puṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 4 verb)
    puṣ -> puṣṭa (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puṣ (class 4 verb)
    puch -> puṣṭa (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puch (class 1 verb)
    puch -> puṣṭa (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    puṣṭa (vocative single), from √puch (class 1 verb)
  • pat -
  • pat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    pad (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pat (compound)
    pat (adverb)
    pat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    pat (nominative single)
    pat (vocative single)
    pat (accusative single)
  • rāyām -
  • rai (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rāyām (genitive plural)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    rāyām (locative single)
    rāyām (locative single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    rāyām (optative active first single)
  • ambara -
  • ambara (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ambara (vocative single)
  • sthitaḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sthitaḥ (nominative single)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sthitaḥ (nominative single), from √sthā (class 1 verb)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (6.15.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dakshina (daksina, dakṣiṇa, दक्षिण): defined in 2 categories.
Sthita (sthitā, स्थिता): defined in 2 categories.
Aha (अह): defined in 2 categories.
Asmad (अस्मद्): defined in 1 categories.
Ra (rā, रा): defined in 2 categories.
Ambara (अम्बर): defined in 2 categories.

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: