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 7.67.9

क्व शैलशिखरश्रेण्यः क्व महार्णवलेखिकाः ।
क्व द्वीपवलयाः सप्त क्व तप्तकनकावनिः ॥ ९ ॥

kva śailaśikharaśreṇyaḥ kva mahārṇavalekhikāḥ |
kva dvīpavalayāḥ sapta kva taptakanakāvaniḥ || 9 ||

Where are now, said I, the rows of the lofty mountain peaks, and the marks of the seas upon the earth; where are the circles and clusters of the islands, and where are the sunny shores and dry and parched grounds of deserts.

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 7.67.9). 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: “kva śailaśikharaśreṇyaḥ kva mahārṇavalekhikāḥ”
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • śailaśikhara -
  • śailaśikhara (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śailaśikhara (vocative single)
  • śreṇyaḥ -
  • śreṇī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    śreṇyaḥ (nominative plural)
    śreṇyaḥ (vocative plural)
    śreṇya (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    śreṇyaḥ (nominative single)
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • mahārṇava -
  • mahārṇava (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    mahārṇava (vocative single)
  • lekhikāḥ -
  • lekhikā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    lekhikāḥ (nominative plural)
    lekhikāḥ (vocative plural)
    lekhikāḥ (accusative plural)
  • Line 2: “kva dvīpavalayāḥ sapta kva taptakanakāvaniḥ”
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • dvīpa -
  • dvīpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dvīpa (vocative single)
    dvīpa (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dvīpa (vocative single)
  • valayāḥ -
  • valaya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    valayāḥ (nominative plural)
    valayāḥ (vocative plural)
  • sapta -
  • sapta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sapta (vocative single)
    sapta (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sapta (vocative single)
    sap -> sapta (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    sapta (vocative single), from √sap (class 1 verb)
    sap -> sapta (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    sapta (vocative single), from √sap (class 1 verb)
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • taptaka -
  • taptaka (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    taptaka (vocative single)
  • nakāva -
  • naka (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    nakau (nominative dual)
    nakau (vocative dual)
    nakau (accusative dual)
  • aniḥ -
  • ani (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    aniḥ (nominative single)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (7.67.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shreni (sreni, śreṇī, श्रेणी): defined in 2 categories.
Dvipa (dvīpa, द्वीप): defined in 2 categories.
Valaya (वलय): defined in 2 categories.
Naka (नक): defined in 2 categories.
Ani (अनि): defined in 1 categories.

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