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 7.51.42

बोधाद्दीपांशुजालाभमघनं व्योम दृश्यते ।
भ्रान्तिरूपं जगत्कृत्स्नं गन्धर्वनगरं यथा ॥ ४२ ॥

bodhāddīpāṃśujālābhamaghanaṃ vyoma dṛśyate |
bhrāntirūpaṃ jagatkṛtsnaṃ gandharvanagaraṃ yathā || 42 ||

The light of knowledge, shows sky as a cloudless and lighted sphere; but the darkness of error, gives the world an appearance of the hazy fairy land.

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

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (7.51.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bodha (+2), Dipa (+2), Vyoma (+2), Bhranti (+1), Gandharvanagara (+2),

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.51.42). 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: “bodhāddīpāṃśujālābhamaghanaṃ vyoma dṛśyate”
  • bodhād -
  • bodha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    bodhāt (adverb)
    bodhāt (ablative single)
    bodha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    bodhāt (adverb)
    bodhāt (ablative single)
  • dīpā -
  • dīpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dīpa (vocative single)
  • aṃśujālā -
  • aṃśujāla (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    aṃśujāla (vocative single)
  • ābham -
  • ābhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ābham (adverb)
  • aghanam -
  • aghana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    aghanam (adverb)
    aghanam (accusative single)
    aghana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    aghanam (adverb)
    aghanam (nominative single)
    aghanam (accusative single)
    aghanā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    aghanam (adverb)
  • 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)
  • dṛśyate -
  • dṛśyatā (noun, feminine); (4 der.)
    dṛśyate (nominative dual)
    dṛśyate (vocative single)
    dṛśyate (vocative dual)
    dṛśyate (accusative dual)
    dṛś (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    dṛśyate (present passive third single)
  • Line 2: “bhrāntirūpaṃ jagatkṛtsnaṃ gandharvanagaraṃ yathā”
  • bhrāntir -
  • bhrānti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    bhrāntiḥ (nominative single)
  • ūpam -
  • ūpā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    ūpam (adverb)
  • jagatkṛtsnam -
  • jagatkṛtsna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    jagatkṛtsnam (adverb)
    jagatkṛtsnam (nominative single)
    jagatkṛtsnam (accusative single)
  • gandharvanagaram -
  • gandharvanagara (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    gandharvanagaram (adverb)
    gandharvanagaram (nominative single)
    gandharvanagaram (accusative single)
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    yathā (indeclinable relative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable relative)
    yathā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
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