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 6.58.10

तावत्स्फुरत्यविद्येयं नानाकारविकारिणी ।
यावन्न संपरिज्ञातः शुद्धः स्वात्माऽयमात्मना ॥ १० ॥

tāvatsphuratyavidyeyaṃ nānākāravikāriṇī |
yāvanna saṃparijñātaḥ śuddhaḥ svātmā'yamātmanā || 10 ||

So long doth our ignorance (avidya) flaunt herself in her various shapes, as we remain ignorant of the pure and modest nature of our inmost souls in ourselves.

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

Tavat, Sphurat, Avidya, Iyam, Idam, Nanakara, Vikarini, Vikarin, Yavan, Yavat, Sampa, Jnatri, Jnata, Shuddha, Aya, Atman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.58.10). 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: “tāvatsphuratyavidyeyaṃ nānākāravikāriṇī
  • tāvat -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sphuratya -
  • sphurat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sphurat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sphur -> sphurat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sphur class 6 verb]
    sphur -> sphurat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √sphur class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √sphur class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √sphur class 6 verb], [locative single from √sphur class 6 verb]
    sphur (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • avidye -
  • avidya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    avidya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    avidyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [imperfect passive first single]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • nānākāra -
  • nānākāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nānākāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vikāriṇī -
  • vikāriṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vikārin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “yāvanna saṃparijñātaḥ śuddhaḥ svātmā'yamātmanā
  • yāvann -
  • yāvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yāvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sampa -
  • sampa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ri -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    rai (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • jñātaḥ -
  • jñātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    jñāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jñā -> jñāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jñā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • śuddhaḥ -
  • śuddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śudh class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śudh class 4 verb]
  • svātmā' -
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ātmanā -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.58.10

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.58.10 in Gujarati sript:
તાવત્સ્ફુરત્યવિદ્યેયં નાનાકારવિકારિણી ।
યાવન્ન સંપરિજ્ઞાતઃ શુદ્ધઃ સ્વાત્માઽયમાત્મના ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 6.58.10 in Telugu sript:
తావత్స్ఫురత్యవిద్యేయం నానాకారవికారిణీ ।
యావన్న సంపరిజ్ఞాతః శుద్ధః స్వాత్మాఽయమాత్మనా ॥ ౧౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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