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 6.74.12

ब्रह्माणं शंकरं जह्नुं तपसाराधयंश्च यः ।
भूयोभूयो ययौ खेदमशून्याध्यवसायिनः ॥ १२ ॥

brahmāṇaṃ śaṃkaraṃ jahnuṃ tapasārādhayaṃśca yaḥ |
bhūyobhūyo yayau khedamaśūnyādhyavasāyinaḥ || 12 ||

He overcame by his resolute perseverance, all his manifold obstacles and troubles, in his alternate propitiations of the god Brahma and Siva and the sage Jahnu, for their discharging the course of the stream.

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

Brahma (+2), Brahman (+2), Shankara (+3), Jahnu (+2), Tapasa (+2), Tapas (+1), Yayu (+2), Kheda (+1),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.74.12). 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: “brahmāṇaṃ śaṃkaraṃ jahnuṃ tapasārādhayaṃśca yaḥ”
  • brahmā -
  • brahma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    brahma (compound)
    brahma (adverb)
    brahma (nominative single)
    brahma (vocative single)
    brahma (accusative single)
    brahm (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    brahma (imperative active second single)
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    āṇam (imperfect active first single)
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śaṅkaram (adverb)
    śaṅkaram (accusative single)
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    śaṅkaram (adverb)
    śaṅkaram (nominative single)
    śaṅkaram (accusative single)
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    śaṅkaram (adverb)
  • jahnum -
  • jahnu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    jahnum (accusative single)
  • tapasā -
  • tapasa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    tapasa (vocative single)
    tapas (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    tapasā (instrumental single)
    tapasā (instrumental single)
  • arādhayaṃś -
  • rādh (verb class 0); (1 der.)
    arādhayan (imperfect active third plural)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    ya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yaḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “bhūyobhūyo yayau khedamaśūnyādhyavasāyinaḥ”
  • bhūyo -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyas (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyaḥ (nominative single)
    bhūyaḥ (vocative single)
    bhūyaḥ (accusative single)
  • bhūyo* -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyas (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyaḥ (nominative single)
    bhūyaḥ (vocative single)
    bhūyaḥ (accusative single)
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    yayi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    yayu (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    yayu (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    yayau (locative single)
    (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    yayau (perfect active first single)
    yayau (perfect active third single)
  • khedam -
  • kheda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    khedam (adverb)
    khedam (accusative single)
    khedā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    khedam (adverb)
  • aśūnyā -
  • aśūnya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aśūnya (vocative single)
    aśūnya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    aśūnya (vocative single)
    aśūnyā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    aśūnyā (nominative single)
    aśūnyā (nominative single)
  • adhyavasāyinaḥ -
  • adhyavasāyin (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (nominative plural)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (vocative plural)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (accusative plural)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (ablative single)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (genitive single)
    adhyavasāyin (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (ablative single)
    adhyavasāyinaḥ (genitive single)
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