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 7.97.3

असत्त्वाद्दृश्यविश्रान्तेरलभ्यत्वान्महाचितेः ।
उपलब्धुरभावाच्च शून्यनाम्नीव सत्यपि ॥ ३ ॥

asattvāddṛśyaviśrānteralabhyatvānmahāciteḥ |
upalabdhurabhāvācca śūnyanāmnīva satyapi || 3 ||

The unreal phenomenal being discarded as delusion, and the real noumenal being incomprehensible; and the absence of any positive subsistence of existence, has necessitated our belief in the endless void and vacuity.

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 7.97.3). 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: “asattvāddṛśyaviśrānteralabhyatvānmahāciteḥ”
  • asattvād -
  • asattva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    asattvāt (adverb)
    asattvāt (ablative single)
    asattva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    asattvāt (adverb)
    asattvāt (ablative single)
  • dṛśya -
  • dṛśya (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    dṛśya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛśya (vocative single)
    dṛśya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    dṛśya (vocative single)
    dṛś -> dṛśya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    (compound), from √dṛś
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    dṛśya (vocative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
    dṛś -> dṛśya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    dṛśya (vocative single), from √dṛś (class 1 verb)
  • viśrānter -
  • viśrānti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    viśrānteḥ (ablative single)
    viśrānteḥ (genitive single)
  • alabhya -
  • alabhya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    alabhya (vocative single)
    alabhya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    alabhya (vocative single)
  • tvān -
  • tva (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    tvāt (adverb)
    tvāt (ablative single)
    tva (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tvān (accusative plural)
  • mahācite -
  • mahācit (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    mahācitā (instrumental single)
    mahācite (dative single)
  • iḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    iḥ (nominative single)
  • Line 2: “upalabdhurabhāvācca śūnyanāmnīva satyapi”
  • upalabdhur -
  • upalabdhṛ (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    upalabdhuḥ (ablative single)
    upalabdhuḥ (genitive single)
    upalabdhṛ (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    upalabdhuḥ (ablative single)
    upalabdhuḥ (genitive single)
  • abhāvāc -
  • abhāva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    abhāvāt (adverb)
    abhāvāt (ablative single)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
  • śūnya -
  • śūnya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śūnya (vocative single)
    śūnya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    śūnya (vocative single)
  • nāmnī -
  • nāman (noun, neuter); (7 der.)
    nāmnī (nominative dual)
    nāmnī (nominative dual)
    nāmnī (vocative dual)
    nāmnī (vocative dual)
    nāmnī (accusative dual)
    nāmnī (accusative dual)
    nāmni (locative single)
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • satya -
  • satī (noun, feminine); (12 der.)
    (compound)
    sati (adverb)
    (compound)
    sati (adverb)
    (compound)
    sati (adverb)
    satī (nominative single)
    sati (vocative single)
    satī (nominative single)
    sati (vocative single)
    satī (nominative single)
    sati (vocative single)
    satya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    satya (vocative single)
    satya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    satya (vocative single)
    sati (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    satī (nominative dual)
    satī (vocative dual)
    satī (accusative dual)
    sat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sati (locative single)
    sat (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    satī (nominative dual)
    satī (vocative dual)
    satī (accusative dual)
    sati (locative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
    api (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (7.97.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asattva (असत्त्व): defined in 1 categories.
Drishya (drsya, dṛśya, दृश्य): defined in 1 categories.
Tva (त्व): defined in 1 categories.
Abhava (abhāva, अभाव): defined in 2 categories.
Ca (च): defined in 1 categories.
Shunya (sunya, śūnya, शून्य): defined in 1 categories.
Naman (nāman, नामन्): defined in 1 categories.
Sat (सत्): defined in 1 categories.
Satya (सत्य): defined in 2 categories.
Ap (अप्): defined in 1 categories.

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