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, Brahman, Shankara, Jahnu, Tapas, Tapasa, Yah, Bhuyah, Bhuyas, Yayi, Yayu, Kheda, Ashunya, Adhyavasayin,

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 -
  • brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
  • jahnum -
  • jahnu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tapasā -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tapasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arādhayaṃś -
  • rādh (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhūyobhūyo yayau khedamaśūnyādhyavasāyinaḥ
  • bhūyo -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • bhūyo* -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yayau -
  • yayi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • khedam -
  • kheda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    khedā (noun, feminine)
  • aśūnyā -
  • aśūnyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    aśūnya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśūnya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adhyavasāyinaḥ -
  • adhyavasāyin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    adhyavasāyin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.74.12

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 6.74.12 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રહ્માણં શંકરં જહ્નું તપસારાધયંશ્ચ યઃ ।
ભૂયોભૂયો યયૌ ખેદમશૂન્યાધ્યવસાયિનઃ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 6.74.12 in Telugu sript:
బ్రహ్మాణం శంకరం జహ్నుం తపసారాధయంశ్చ యః ।
భూయోభూయో యయౌ ఖేదమశూన్యాధ్యవసాయినః ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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