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 6.121.4

इदं ममाहमस्येति व्यवहारघनभ्रमम् ।
ये मोहात्परिसेवन्ते अधस्ताद्यान्त्यधः शठाः ॥ ४ ॥

idaṃ mamāhamasyeti vyavahāraghanabhramam |
ye mohātparisevante adhastādyāntyadhaḥ śaṭhāḥ || 4 ||

Those selfish folks who claim something as theirs from that of another, are grossly mistaken and led into error, and are destined like the dragging bucket to descend lower and lower.

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

Idam, Masi, Vyavahara, Ghana, Bhrama, Yah, Yat, Mohat, Moha, Pari, Adhastat, Yantin, Yanti, Adhah, Adhas, Shatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.121.4). 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: “idaṃ mamāhamasyeti vyavahāraghanabhramam
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mamāha -
  • māh (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • masye -
  • masī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    mas (verb class 4)
    [present middle first single], [present passive first single]
  • eti -
  • eti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • vyavahāra -
  • vyavahāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghana -
  • ghana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ghana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhramam -
  • bhrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ye mohātparisevante adhastādyāntyadhaḥ śaṭhāḥ
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mohāt -
  • mohāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    moha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • sevante -
  • sev (verb class 1)
    [present middle third plural]
  • adhastād -
  • adhastāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhastāt (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    adhastāt (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    adhastāt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yāntya -
  • yāntin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    yāntin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yāntī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāntī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yāntī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • adhaḥ -
  • adhaḥ (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    adhaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śaṭhāḥ -
  • śaṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śaṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 6.121.4

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 6.121.4 in Gujarati sript:
ઇદં મમાહમસ્યેતિ વ્યવહારઘનભ્રમમ્ ।
યે મોહાત્પરિસેવન્તે અધસ્તાદ્યાન્ત્યધઃ શઠાઃ ॥ ૪ ॥

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 6.121.4 in Telugu sript:
ఇదం మమాహమస్యేతి వ్యవహారఘనభ్రమమ్ ।
యే మోహాత్పరిసేవన్తే అధస్తాద్యాన్త్యధః శఠాః ॥ ౪ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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