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 7.31.16

वासनैवेह पुरुषः प्रेक्षिता सा न विद्यते ।
तां च न प्रेक्षते कश्चित्ततः संसार आगतः ॥ १६ ॥

vāsanaiveha puruṣaḥ prekṣitā sā na vidyate |
tāṃ ca na prekṣate kaścittataḥ saṃsāra āgataḥ || 16 ||

The wish makes the man, though it is not seen by anyone; it is the cause of the world (worldly affairs), though it is not perceived by any body.

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

Vasana, Iha, Purusha, Prekshitri, Prekshita, Pra, Kah, Citta, Tas, Samsara, Agata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.31.16). 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: “vāsanaiveha puruṣaḥ prekṣitā na vidyate
  • vāsanai -
  • vāsana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāsana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāsanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aive -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • puruṣaḥ -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prekṣitā -
  • prekṣitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prekṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “tāṃ ca na prekṣate kaścittataḥ saṃsāra āgataḥ
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pre -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • īkṣate -
  • īkṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • citta -
  • citta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    citta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cit (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • saṃsāra* -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āgataḥ -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.31.16

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 7.31.16 in Gujarati sript:
વાસનૈવેહ પુરુષઃ પ્રેક્ષિતા સા ન વિદ્યતે ।
તાં ચ ન પ્રેક્ષતે કશ્ચિત્તતઃ સંસાર આગતઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 7.31.16 in Telugu sript:
వాసనైవేహ పురుషః ప్రేక్షితా సా న విద్యతే ।
తాం చ న ప్రేక్షతే కశ్చిత్తతః సంసార ఆగతః ॥ ౧౬ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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