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 6.76.12

तदा किल स्वर्गनदी वहति स्म न भूतले ।
पितॄणां भूतविख्योऽभूत्तेन गङ्गाजलाञ्जलिः ॥ १२ ॥

tadā kila svarganadī vahati sma na bhūtale |
pitṝṇāṃ bhūtavikhyo'bhūttena gaṅgājalāñjaliḥ || 12 ||

The heavenly stream of the Ganges did not till then run over the land, it was Bhagiratha that brought it down, and first washed his ancestral remains with its holy waters. The stream was thence forth known by his name as Bhagiratha.

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

Kila (+1), Svarga (+2), Nadi (+2), Bhutala (+2), Pitri (+2), Bhuta (+2), Gangajala (+2), Anjali (+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 6.76.12). 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: “tadā kila svarganadī vahati sma na bhūtale”
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tadā (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tadā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    kila (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kila (vocative single)
    kil (verb class 6); (1 der.)
    kila (imperative active second single)
  • svarga -
  • svarga (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    svarga (vocative single)
    svarga (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    svarga (vocative single)
  • nadī -
  • nadī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    nadī (nominative single)
    nadi (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    nadī (nominative dual)
    nadī (vocative dual)
    nadī (accusative dual)
    nadi (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    nadī (nominative dual)
    nadī (vocative dual)
    nadī (accusative dual)
  • vahati -
  • vahati (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vahatī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    vahati (adverb)
    vahati (vocative single)
    vahat (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vahati (locative single)
    vah -> vahat (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vahati (locative single), from √vah (class 1 verb)
    vah -> vahat (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    vahati (locative single), from √vah (class 1 verb)
    vah (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    vahati (present active third single)
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    sman (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sma (compound)
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    na (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
    na (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    na (vocative single)
  • bhūtale -
  • bhūtala (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    bhūtale (nominative dual)
    bhūtale (vocative dual)
    bhūtale (accusative dual)
    bhūtale (locative single)
  • Line 2: “pitṝṇāṃ bhūtavikhyo'bhūttena gaṅgājalāñjaliḥ”
  • pitṝṇām -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pitṝṇām (genitive plural)
  • bhūta -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhūta (vocative single)
    bhūta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    bhūta (vocative single)
    bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhūta (injunctive active second plural)
  • vik -
  • vij (noun, masculine); (4 der.)
    vik (compound)
    vik (adverb)
    vik (nominative single)
    vik (vocative single)
  • hyo' -
  • hyaḥ (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    hyaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    abhūt (aorist active third single)
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tena (vocative single)
    ta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tena (instrumental single)
    tan (verb class 8); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
    tan (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    tena (perfect active second plural)
  • gaṅgājalā -
  • gaṅgājala (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    gaṅgājala (vocative single)
  • añjaliḥ -
  • añjali (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    añjaliḥ (nominative single)
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