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 6.112.17

स एकान्ते क्वचिज्जातः शून्ये तत्रैव तिष्ठति ।
केशोण्ड्रकमिव व्योम्नि मृगतृष्णेव वा मरौ ॥ १७ ॥

sa ekānte kvacijjātaḥ śūnye tatraiva tiṣṭhati |
keśoṇḍrakamiva vyomni mṛgatṛṣṇeva vā marau || 17 ||

He was born somewhere in some remote region of the sky, and was doomed to wander in his etherial sphere, like a false apparition in the air, or a mirage in the sandy desert.

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

Sah, Ekanta, Shunya, Tatraiva, Tishthat, Kesha, Undra, Kah, Iva, Vyoman, Mrigatrishna, Mrigatrishni, Var, Mara, Maru,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.112.17). 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: “sa ekānte kvacijjātaḥ śūnye tatraiva tiṣṭhati
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ekānte -
  • ekānta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ekānta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ekāntā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse kvacijjātaḥ*śū
  • śūnye -
  • śūnya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śūnya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śūnyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tatraiva -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • tiṣṭhati -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “keśoṇḍrakamiva vyomni mṛgatṛṣṇeva marau
  • keśo -
  • keśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uṇḍra -
  • uṇḍra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uṇḍra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kam -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vyomni -
  • vyoman (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vyoman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • mṛgatṛṣṇe -
  • mṛgatṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mṛgatṛṣṇi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • marau -
  • mara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    maru (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.112.17

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.112.17 in Gujarati sript:
સ એકાન્તે ક્વચિજ્જાતઃ શૂન્યે તત્રૈવ તિષ્ઠતિ ।
કેશોણ્ડ્રકમિવ વ્યોમ્નિ મૃગતૃષ્ણેવ વા મરૌ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 6.112.17 in Telugu sript:
స ఏకాన్తే క్వచిజ్జాతః శూన్యే తత్రైవ తిష్ఠతి ।
కేశోణ్డ్రకమివ వ్యోమ్ని మృగతృష్ణేవ వా మరౌ ॥ ౧౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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