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 6.74.1

श्रीराम उवाच ।
यथा चित्तचमत्कृत्या राज्ञो गङ्गावतारणम् ।
भगीरथस्य संपन्नं तन्मे कथय भो प्रभो ॥ १ ॥

śrīrāma uvāca |
yathā cittacamatkṛtyā rājño gaṅgāvatāraṇam |
bhagīrathasya saṃpannaṃ tanme kathaya bho prabho || 1 ||

Rama said:—Please sir, to relate unto me, the wonderful narrative of prince Bhagiratha, how he succeeded to bring down the heavenly stream of Ganga on the earth below.

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

Shrirama (+2), Citta (+2), Rajan (+2), Ganga (+2), Bhagiratha (+2), Sampanna (+1), Bhu (+2), Prabhu (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.74.1). 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: “śrīrāma uvāca”
  • śrīrāma* -
  • śrīrāma (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śrīrāmaḥ (nominative single)
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
    vac (verb class 3); (2 der.)
    uvāca (perfect active first single)
    uvāca (perfect active third single)
  • Line 2: “yathā cittacamatkṛtyā rājño gaṅgāvatāraṇam”
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • citta -
  • citta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    citta (vocative single)
    citta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    citta (vocative single)
    cit (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    citta (imperative active second plural)
  • camatkṛtyā* -
  • camatkṛti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    camatkṛtyāḥ (ablative single)
    camatkṛtyāḥ (genitive single)
  • rājño* -
  • rājan (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    rājñaḥ (accusative plural)
    rājñaḥ (ablative single)
    rājñaḥ (genitive single)
  • gaṅgāva -
  • gaṅga (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    gaṅgau (nominative dual)
    gaṅgau (vocative dual)
    gaṅgau (accusative dual)
  • atā -
  • at (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    ata (imperative active second single)
  • araṇam -
  • araṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    araṇam (adverb)
    araṇam (accusative single)
    araṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    araṇam (adverb)
    araṇam (nominative single)
    araṇam (accusative single)
    araṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    araṇam (adverb)
    raṇ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    araṇam (imperfect active first single)
  • Line 3: “bhagīrathasya saṃpannaṃ tanme kathaya bho prabho”
  • bhagīrathasya -
  • bhagīratha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bhagīrathasya (genitive single)
  • sampannam -
  • sampanna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sampannam (adverb)
    sampannam (accusative single)
    sampanna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sampannam (adverb)
    sampannam (nominative single)
    sampannam (accusative single)
    sampannā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sampannam (adverb)
  • tanme -
  • kathaya -
  • kath (verb class 10); (1 der.)
    kathaya (imperative active second single)
  • bho -
  • bhu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    bho (vocative single)
    bhu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bho (vocative single)
  • prabho -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    prabho (vocative single)
    prabhu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    prabho (vocative single)
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