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 6.75.20

स्वकर्मणैव देहोऽयं यावत्सत्त्वमनिच्छया ।
धारणीय इति स्वेन कर्मणैवाथ तस्थतुः ॥ २० ॥

svakarmaṇaiva deho'yaṃ yāvatsattvamanicchayā |
dhāraṇīya iti svena karmaṇaivātha tasthatuḥ || 20 ||

This body which is the result of our past acts, must be borne with fortitude, whether we wish it or not, as long as it lasts; with his continued conviction in the discharge of their duties.

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

Deha (+2), Aya (+2), Karman (+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 6.75.20). 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: “svakarmaṇaiva deho'yaṃ yāvatsattvamanicchayā”
  • svakarmaṇai -
  • svakarman (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    svakarmaṇā (instrumental single)
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    aiva (imperfect active first dual)
  • deho' -
  • deha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dehaḥ (nominative single)
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ayam (adverb)
    ayam (accusative single)
    idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ayam (nominative single)
  • yāvatsattvam -
  • yāvatsattvam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • anicchayā -
  • anicchā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    anicchayā (instrumental single)
  • Line 2: “dhāraṇīya iti svena karmaṇaivātha tasthatuḥ”
  • dhāraṇīya* -
  • dhāraṇīya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhāraṇīyaḥ (nominative single)
    dhṛ -> dhāraṇīya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhāraṇīyaḥ (nominative single), from √dhṛ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    iti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
  • svena -
  • sva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    svena (instrumental single)
    sva (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    svena (instrumental single)
  • karmaṇai -
  • karman (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    karmaṇā (instrumental single)
  • evāt -
  • eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    evāt (adverb)
    evāt (ablative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    evāt (adverb)
    evāt (ablative single)
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ha (vocative single)
    ha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ha (vocative single)
    han (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ha (compound)
    ha (adverb)
    ha (nominative single)
    ha (vocative single)
    ha (accusative single)
  • tasthatuḥ -
  • sthā (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tasthatuḥ (perfect active third dual)
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