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 6.53.56

प्रतिबिम्बेष्विवादर्शसमं साक्षिवदास्थितम् ।
नश्यत्सु न विनश्यन्तं यः पश्यति स पश्यति ॥ ५६ ॥

pratibimbeṣvivādarśasamaṃ sākṣivadāsthitam |
naśyatsu na vinaśyantaṃ yaḥ paśyati sa paśyati || 56 ||

The divine soul is as a large mirror, showing the images of things upon its surface, like reflections on the glass; and though these reflections disappear and vanish in time, yet the mirror of the soul is never destroyed, but looks as it looked before.

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

Pratibimba, Iva, Adarsha, Samam, Sama, Sakshivat, Asthita, Nashyat, Vina, Shyat, Yah, Pashyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.53.56). 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: “pratibimbeṣvivādarśasamaṃ sākṣivadāsthitam
  • pratibimbeṣvi -
  • pratibimba (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • adarśa -
  • adarśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samam -
  • samam (indeclinable)
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
  • sākṣivad -
  • sākṣivat (indeclinable)
  • āsthitam -
  • āsthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āsthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āsthitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “naśyatsu na vinaśyantaṃ yaḥ paśyati sa paśyati
  • naśyatsu -
  • naśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    naśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    naś -> naśyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √naś class 4 verb]
    naś -> naśyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √naś class 4 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vina -
  • vina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyantam -
  • śā -> śyat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śā class 4 verb]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • paśyati -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • paśyati -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.53.56

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 6.53.56 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રતિબિમ્બેષ્વિવાદર્શસમં સાક્ષિવદાસ્થિતમ્ ।
નશ્યત્સુ ન વિનશ્યન્તં યઃ પશ્યતિ સ પશ્યતિ ॥ ૫૬ ॥

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 6.53.56 in Telugu sript:
ప్రతిబిమ్బేష్వివాదర్శసమం సాక్షివదాస్థితమ్ ।
నశ్యత్సు న వినశ్యన్తం యః పశ్యతి స పశ్యతి ॥ ౫౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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