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 6.121.2

विवेकवशतो याता क्षयमाशा यदा तदा ।
आत्मा जीवत्वमुत्सृज्य ब्रह्मतामेत्यनामयः ॥ २ ॥

vivekavaśato yātā kṣayamāśā yadā tadā |
ātmā jīvatvamutsṛjya brahmatāmetyanāmayaḥ || 2 ||

But when the desire of pleasure, is lessened by the viveka or discriminative knowledge of man, he forsakes his nature of a living and mortal being, and his soul becomes one with the supreme spirit.

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

Viveka, Vashatah, Vashat, Yat, Yata, Yatri, Kshaya, Asha, Ashas, Yada, Yad, Tada, Atma, Jivatva, Utsrijya, Brahmata, Etya, Eti, Anamaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.121.2). 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: “vivekavaśato yātā kṣayamāśā yadā tadā
  • viveka -
  • viveka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaśato* -
  • vaśataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vaś -> vaśat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √vaś class 1 verb], [ablative single from √vaś class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vaś class 1 verb]
    vaś -> vaśat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √vaś class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vaś class 1 verb]
    vaś (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • yātā -
  • yāt (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    yātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    -> yātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
    yātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yātṛ (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • kṣayam -
  • kṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āśā* -
  • āśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    āśas (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    āśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ātmā jīvatvamutsṛjya brahmatāmetyanāmayaḥ
  • ātmā* -
  • ātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jīvatvam -
  • jīvatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • utsṛjya -
  • utsṛjya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    utsṛjya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utsṛjya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brahmatām -
  • brahmatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • etya -
  • etya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • anāmayaḥ -
  • anāmaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nam (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active second single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.121.2

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 6.121.2 in Gujarati sript:
વિવેકવશતો યાતા ક્ષયમાશા યદા તદા ।
આત્મા જીવત્વમુત્સૃજ્ય બ્રહ્મતામેત્યનામયઃ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 6.121.2 in Telugu sript:
వివేకవశతో యాతా క్షయమాశా యదా తదా ।
ఆత్మా జీవత్వముత్సృజ్య బ్రహ్మతామేత్యనామయః ॥ ౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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