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 6.81.17

भृशं स्फुरन्तीष्विच्छासु मौर्ख्ये चेतस्यनिर्जिते ।
दुरन्नाभ्यवहारेण दुर्देशाक्रमणेन च ॥ १७ ॥

bhṛśaṃ sphurantīṣvicchāsu maurkhye cetasyanirjite |
durannābhyavahāreṇa durdeśākramaṇena ca || 17 ||

The ever increasing greediness of the mind, and the subjection of the intellect under the dominion of foolhardiness, drives men to distant countries in search of a livelihood.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.81.17). 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: “bhṛśaṃ sphurantīṣvicchāsu maurkhye cetasyanirjite”
  • bhṛśam -
  • bhṛśam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    bhṛśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bhṛśam (adverb)
    bhṛśam (accusative single)
    bhṛśa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    bhṛśam (adverb)
    bhṛśam (nominative single)
    bhṛśam (accusative single)
    bhṛśā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhṛśam (adverb)
  • sphurantīṣvi -
  • sphur -> sphurantī (participle, feminine); (1 der.)
    sphurantīṣu (locative plural), from √sphur (class 6 verb)
  • icchāsu -
  • icchā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    icchāsu (locative plural)
  • maurkhye -
  • maurkhya (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    maurkhye (nominative dual)
    maurkhye (vocative dual)
    maurkhye (accusative dual)
    maurkhye (locative single)
  • cetasya -
  • cetas (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    cetasī (nominative dual)
    cetasī (vocative dual)
    cetasī (accusative dual)
    cetasi (locative single)
    cit (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    cetasi (present active second single)
  • anirjite -
  • anirjita (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    anirjite (locative single)
    anirjita (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    anirjite (nominative dual)
    anirjite (vocative dual)
    anirjite (accusative dual)
    anirjite (locative single)
    anirjitā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    anirjite (nominative dual)
    anirjite (vocative single)
    anirjite (vocative dual)
    anirjite (accusative dual)
  • Line 2: “durannābhyavahāreṇa durdeśākramaṇena ca”
  • dur -
  • duḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    dur (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    duḥ (adverb)
    dur (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    duḥ (adverb)
  • annā -
  • anna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    anna (vocative single)
    anna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    anna (vocative single)
    annā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    annā (nominative single)
    annā (nominative single)
  • abhyavahāreṇa -
  • abhyavahāra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    abhyavahāreṇa (instrumental single)
  • durdeśā -
  • durdeśa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    durdeśa (vocative single)
  • ākramaṇena -
  • ākramaṇa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    ākramaṇena (instrumental single)
    ākramaṇa (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    ākramaṇena (instrumental single)
  • 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)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (6.81.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhrisha (bhrsa, bhṛśa, भृश): defined in 2 categories.
Iccha (icchā, इच्छा): defined in 1 categories.
Anna (अन्न, annā, अन्ना): defined in 2 categories.
Ca (च): defined in 1 categories.

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