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 7.109.8

आस्फाल्यन्तां धनूंष्युच्चैः क्वणन्तु गुणपङ्क्तयः ।
भवन्तु जलदश्यामाः ककुभः खण्डमण्डलैः ॥ ८ ॥

āsphālyantāṃ dhanūṃṣyuccaiḥ kvaṇantu guṇapaṅktayaḥ |
bhavantu jaladaśyāmāḥ kakubhaḥ khaṇḍamaṇḍalaiḥ || 8 ||

Let the outstretched bows rattle in the air, and the bowstrings twang and clang all around; and let the shadows of curved bows, obscure the skies as by the clouds.

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 7.109.8). 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: “āsphālyantāṃ dhanūṃṣyuccaiḥ kvaṇantu guṇapaṅktayaḥ”
  • Cannot analyse āsphālyantām*dh
  • dhanūṃṣyu -
  • dhanus (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    dhanūṃṣi (nominative plural)
    dhanūṃṣi (vocative plural)
    dhanūṃṣi (accusative plural)
  • uccaiḥ -
  • uccaiḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    uccaiḥ (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    ucca (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    uccaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    ucca (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    uccaiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • kvaṇantu -
  • kvaṇ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    kvaṇantu (imperative active third plural)
  • guṇa -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    guṇa (vocative single)
  • paṅktayaḥ -
  • paṅkti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    paṅktayaḥ (nominative plural)
    paṅktayaḥ (vocative plural)
  • Line 2: “bhavantu jaladaśyāmāḥ kakubhaḥ khaṇḍamaṇḍalaiḥ”
  • bhavantu -
  • bhū (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    bhavantu (imperative active third plural)
  • jalada -
  • jalada (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    jalada (vocative single)
  • śyāmāḥ -
  • śyāma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    śyāmāḥ (nominative plural)
    śyāmāḥ (vocative plural)
    śyāmā (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    śyāmāḥ (nominative plural)
    śyāmāḥ (vocative plural)
    śyāmāḥ (accusative plural)
  • kakubhaḥ -
  • kakubh (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    kakubhaḥ (nominative plural)
    kakubhaḥ (vocative plural)
    kakubhaḥ (accusative plural)
    kakubhaḥ (ablative single)
    kakubhaḥ (genitive single)
    kakubha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kakubhaḥ (nominative single)
  • khaṇḍamaṇḍalaiḥ -
  • khaṇḍamaṇḍala (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    khaṇḍamaṇḍalaiḥ (instrumental plural)
    khaṇḍamaṇḍala (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    khaṇḍamaṇḍalaiḥ (instrumental plural)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: Consider this as an approximate extraction of glossary words based on an experimental segmentation of the Sanskrit verse (7.109.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dhanus (धनुस्): defined in 2 categories.
Ucca (उच्च): defined in 1 categories.
Guna (guṇa, गुण): defined in 2 categories.
Pankti (paṅkti, पङ्क्ति): defined in 2 categories.
Jalada (जलद): defined in 2 categories.
Shyama (syama, śyāma, श्याम, śyāmā, श्यामा): defined in 2 categories.
Kakubha (ककुभ): defined in 2 categories.

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