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 6.90.1

शिखिध्वज उवाच ।
मणिसाधकविन्ध्येभबन्धनाद्यमरात्मज ।
सूचितं यत्कथाजालं पुनर्मे प्रकटीकुरु ॥ १ ॥

śikhidhvaja uvāca |
maṇisādhakavindhyebhabandhanādyamarātmaja |
sūcitaṃ yatkathājālaṃ punarme prakaṭīkuru || 1 ||

Sikhidvaja said:—Please explain unto me, O Divine boy! the purport of the parables of the true and false gems; and the unfettered and pent up elephant, which you have spoken before to me.

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

Shikhidhvaja, Mani, Sadhaka, Vindhya, Ibha, Bandhana, Yama, Rat, Sucita, Yat, Yad, Katha, Jala, Punar, Asmad, Prakati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.90.1). 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: “śikhidhvaja uvāca
  • śikhidhvaja* -
  • śikhidhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “maṇisādhakavindhyebhabandhanādyamarātmaja
  • maṇi -
  • maṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maṇī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    maṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    maṇī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sādhaka -
  • sādhaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sādhaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vindhye -
  • vindhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    vindhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ibha -
  • ibha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bandhanād -
  • bandhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    bandhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yama -
  • yama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rāt -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    -> rāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ja -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “sūcitaṃ yatkathājālaṃ punarme prakaṭīkuru
  • sūcitam -
  • sūcita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sūcita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sūcitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sūc -> sūcita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sūc class 10 verb]
    sūc -> sūcita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sūc class 10 verb], [accusative single from √sūc class 10 verb]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathā -
  • kathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • jālam -
  • jāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • prakaṭī -
  • prakaṭī (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kuru -
  • kuru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kuru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.90.1

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.90.1 in Gujarati sript:
શિખિધ્વજ ઉવાચ ।
મણિસાધકવિન્ધ્યેભબન્ધનાદ્યમરાત્મજ ।
સૂચિતં યત્કથાજાલં પુનર્મે પ્રકટીકુરુ ॥ ૧ ॥

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 6.90.1 in Telugu sript:
శిఖిధ్వజ ఉవాచ ।
మణిసాధకవిన్ధ్యేభబన్ధనాద్యమరాత్మజ ।
సూచితం యత్కథాజాలం పునర్మే ప్రకటీకురు ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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