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 6.16.20

तदेतं संशयं छिन्धि भगवन्मम सत्यतः ।
कस्मिन्कुले भवाञ्जातो ज्ञातज्ञेयः कथं भवान् ॥ २० ॥

tadetaṃ saṃśayaṃ chindhi bhagavanmama satyataḥ |
kasminkule bhavāñjāto jñātajñeyaḥ kathaṃ bhavān || 20 ||

Now sir, deign to remove my doubt regarding to your anility, and tell me truly of what family you are born, and how you come to know what is worth knowing.

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

Tada, Ita, Samshaya, Bhagavat, Bhagavan, Asmad, Satyatah, Kah, Kim, Kula, Kuli, Bhava, Bhavant, Jatri, Jata, Jnatajneya, Katham, Katha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.16.20). 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: “tadetaṃ saṃśayaṃ chindhi bhagavanmama satyataḥ
  • tade -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • itam -
  • ita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    itā (noun, feminine)
    i -> ita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • saṃśayam -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse chindhi*bh
  • bhagavan -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhagavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhagavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • satyataḥ -
  • satyataḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “kasminkule bhavāñjāto jñātajñeyaḥ kathaṃ bhavān
  • kasmin -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kule -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuli (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kuli (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • bhavāñ -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jāto* -
  • jātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • jñātajñeyaḥ -
  • jñātajñeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.16.20

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.16.20 in Gujarati sript:
તદેતં સંશયં છિન્ધિ ભગવન્મમ સત્યતઃ ।
કસ્મિન્કુલે ભવાઞ્જાતો જ્ઞાતજ્ઞેયઃ કથં ભવાન્ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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 6.16.20 in Telugu sript:
తదేతం సంశయం ఛిన్ధి భగవన్మమ సత్యతః ।
కస్మిన్కులే భవాఞ్జాతో జ్ఞాతజ్ఞేయః కథం భవాన్ ॥ ౨౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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