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 6.38.17

देहकोणोऽस्य कस्मिंश्चित्स्वाङ्गावयवतां गतम् ।
विचिन्तयेन्महादेवं सहस्रश्रवणेक्षणम् ॥ १७ ॥

dehakoṇo'sya kasmiṃścitsvāṅgāvayavatāṃ gatam |
vicintayenmahādevaṃ sahasraśravaṇekṣaṇam || 17 ||

The great god Mahadeva, is to be thought upon as dwelling in some part of this body of eternity and infinity, with his body and its members, and with a thousand ears and eyes.

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

Deha, Kona, Idam, Kah, Kim, Cit, Anga, Angi, Ayavat, Ayavata, Gata, Vicinta, Mahadeva, Sahasrashravana, Ikshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.38.17). 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: “dehakoṇo'sya kasmiṃścitsvāṅgāvayavatāṃ gatam
  • deha -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dah (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • koṇo' -
  • koṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kasmiṃś -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • citsvā -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • āṅgāva -
  • āṅga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    āṅgi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aṅg (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ayavatām -
  • ayavat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ayavat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    ayavatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gatam -
  • gat (noun, neuter)
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “vicintayenmahādevaṃ sahasraśravaṇekṣaṇam
  • vicintaye -
  • vicintā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • mahādevam -
  • mahādeva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahādeva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahādevā (noun, feminine)
  • sahasraśravaṇe -
  • sahasraśravaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • īkṣaṇam -
  • īkṣaṇam (adverb)
    īkṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īkṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.38.17

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 6.38.17 in Gujarati sript:
દેહકોણોઽસ્ય કસ્મિંશ્ચિત્સ્વાઙ્ગાવયવતાં ગતમ્ ।
વિચિન્તયેન્મહાદેવં સહસ્રશ્રવણેક્ષણમ્ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 6.38.17 in Telugu sript:
దేహకోణోఽస్య కస్మింశ్చిత్స్వాఙ్గావయవతాం గతమ్ ।
విచిన్తయేన్మహాదేవం సహస్రశ్రవణేక్షణమ్ ॥ ౧౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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