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 7.31.20

चिच्छ्लिष्टा चेत्यनिष्ठत्वात्तादृश्येवात्र कास्तिता ।
तस्मात्केव कुतः कुत्र वासना किंस्वरूपिणी ॥ २० ॥

cicchliṣṭā cetyaniṣṭhatvāttādṛśyevātra kāstitā |
tasmātkeva kutaḥ kutra vāsanā kiṃsvarūpiṇī || 20 ||

Attachment to the intellect and adherence to the intellectual thoughts, being once secured there will be end to the view of visibles, and there will be no more any appearance of fancy in the mind, nor any desire or craving rising in the heart.

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

Cit, Shlishta, Cetya, Nishthatva, Tadrish, Tadrishi, Eva, Astita, Tasmat, Tad, Kutah, Kuta, Kutra, Vasana, Kim, Svarupini, Svarupin, Svarupi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.31.20). 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: “cicchliṣṭā cetyaniṣṭhatvāttādṛśyevātra kāstitā
  • cicch -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śliṣṭā -
  • śliṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śliṣ -> śliṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śliṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śliṣ class 4 verb]
  • cetya -
  • cetya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cetya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cit -> cetya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √cit]
    cit -> cetya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √cit]
    cit -> cetya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √cit]
    cit -> cetya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √cit]
    cit -> cetya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √cit]
  • niṣṭhatvāt -
  • niṣṭhatva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    niṣṭhatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tādṛśye -
  • tādṛśī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • evāt -
  • eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • astitā -
  • astitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tasmātkeva kutaḥ kutra vāsanā kiṃsvarūpiṇī
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • keva -
  • kev (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kutaḥ -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kutra -
  • kutra (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutra (indeclinable)
  • vāsanā -
  • vāsanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kiṃ -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • svarūpiṇī -
  • svarūpiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    svarūpin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    svarūpī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.31.20

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 7.31.20 in Gujarati sript:
ચિચ્છ્લિષ્ટા ચેત્યનિષ્ઠત્વાત્તાદૃશ્યેવાત્ર કાસ્તિતા ।
તસ્માત્કેવ કુતઃ કુત્ર વાસના કિંસ્વરૂપિણી ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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 7.31.20 in Telugu sript:
చిచ్ఛ్లిష్టా చేత్యనిష్ఠత్వాత్తాదృశ్యేవాత్ర కాస్తితా ।
తస్మాత్కేవ కుతః కుత్ర వాసనా కింస్వరూపిణీ ॥ ౨౦ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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