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 7.31.23

तस्मात्सर्वमनाश्रित्य व्योमवत्समुपास्यताम् ।
अपुनःस्मरणं श्रेय इह विस्मरणं परम् ॥ २३ ॥

tasmātsarvamanāśritya vyomavatsamupāsyatām |
apunaḥsmaraṇaṃ śreya iha vismaraṇaṃ param || 23 ||

Therefore avoid your reliance in all worldly objects, and rely only on one who is simply as mere vacuum; and mind that is good [for] you not to remember the world any more, and that your forgetfulness of it altogether is best for you.

English translation by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891) Read online Buy now!

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.31.23). 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: “tasmātsarvamanāśritya vyomavatsamupāsyatām”
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    tad (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    tasmāt (ablative single)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tasmāt (ablative single)
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    sarva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sarvam (adverb)
    sarvam (accusative single)
    sarva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    sarvam (nominative single)
    sarvam (accusative single)
  • anā -
  • anā (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    ana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    ana (vocative single)
  • āśritya -
  • āśritya (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • vyoma -
  • vyoman (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    vyoma (compound)
    vyoma (adverb)
    vyoma (nominative single)
    vyoma (vocative single)
    vyoma (accusative single)
    vyoma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vyoma (vocative single)
  • vatsam -
  • vatsa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vatsam (adverb)
    vatsam (accusative single)
    vatsa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vatsam (adverb)
    vatsam (nominative single)
    vatsam (accusative single)
    vatsā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vatsam (adverb)
  • upāsya -
  • upāsya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    upāsya (vocative single)
    upāsya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    upāsya (vocative single)
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tām (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    tām (accusative single)
    tām (accusative single)
  • Line 2: “apunaḥsmaraṇaṃ śreya iha vismaraṇaṃ param”
  • ap -
  • ap (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ap (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    ap (nominative single)
    ap (vocative single)
    ap (accusative single)
  • unaḥ -
  • ū (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    unaḥ (ablative single)
    unaḥ (genitive single)
  • smaraṇam -
  • smaraṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    smaraṇam (adverb)
    smaraṇam (nominative single)
    smaraṇam (accusative single)
  • śreya* -
  • śreyaḥ (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    śreyas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śreyaḥ (adverb)
    śreyas (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    śreyaḥ (adverb)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single)
    śreyaḥ (vocative single)
    śreyaḥ (accusative single)
    śrā -> śreya (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrā (class 1 verb)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrā (class 2 verb)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrā (class 4 verb)
    śrai -> śreya (participle, masculine); (3 der.)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrai (class 1 verb)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrai (class 2 verb)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrai (class 4 verb)
    śri -> śreya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śri (class 1 verb)
    śrī -> śreya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    śreyaḥ (nominative single), from √śrī (class 9 verb)
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iha (indeclinable); (1 der.)
  • vismaraṇam -
  • vismaraṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vismaraṇam (adverb)
    vismaraṇam (nominative single)
    vismaraṇam (accusative single)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    para (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    param (adverb)
    param (accusative single)
    para (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    param (nominative single)
    param (accusative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (7.31.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ana (अन): defined in 2 categories.
Vyoma (व्योम): defined in 2 categories.
Vatsa (वत्स): defined in 2 categories.
Ta (tā, ता): defined in 2 categories.
Ap (अप्): defined in 2 categories.
Para (पर): defined in 2 categories.

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