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 6.87.31

कथं बन्धः कथं मोक्ष इति प्रश्रानुदाहरन् ।
पारावारविदां पादान्कस्माद्राजन्न सेवसे ॥ ३१ ॥

kathaṃ bandhaḥ kathaṃ mokṣa iti praśrānudāharan |
pārāvāravidāṃ pādānkasmādrājanna sevase || 31 ||

Why don't you discuss about the natures of bondage and liberation in the company of the learned, and pay your homage at their venerable feet?

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

Katham, Katha, Bandha, Moksha, Iti, Pra, Shrat, Uda, Paravara, Vid, Vida, Pada, Padat, Kasmat, Kah, Kim, Rajanna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.87.31). 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: “kathaṃ bandhaḥ kathaṃ mokṣa iti praśrānudāharan
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bandhaḥ -
  • bandha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mokṣa* -
  • mokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śrān -
  • śrā -> śrāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrā class 1 verb], [vocative single from √śrā class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 2 verb], [vocative single from √śrā class 2 verb]
  • udā -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
    udā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aharan -
  • hṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “pārāvāravidāṃ pādānkasmādrājanna sevase
  • pārāvāra -
  • pārāvāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pārāvāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidām -
  • vid (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vid (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vidā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pādān -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    pādāt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • kasmād -
  • kasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • rājanna -
  • rājanna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājanna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sevase -
  • sev (verb class 1)
    [present middle second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.87.31

Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.87.31 in Gujarati sript:
કથં બન્ધઃ કથં મોક્ષ ઇતિ પ્રશ્રાનુદાહરન્ ।
પારાવારવિદાં પાદાન્કસ્માદ્રાજન્ન સેવસે ॥ ૩૧ ॥

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 6.87.31 in Telugu sript:
కథం బన్ధః కథం మోక్ష ఇతి ప్రశ్రానుదాహరన్ ।
పారావారవిదాం పాదాన్కస్మాద్రాజన్న సేవసే ॥ ౩౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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