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 7.209.1

श्रीवसिष्ठ उवाच ।
एकस्य जीवितं पुंसः सुहृदा मरणं द्विषा ।
मृत्वार्थितं प्रयागादौ क्षेत्रे यत्तदिदं श्रृणु ॥ १ ॥

śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca |
ekasya jīvitaṃ puṃsaḥ suhṛdā maraṇaṃ dviṣā |
mṛtvārthitaṃ prayāgādau kṣetre yattadidaṃ śrṛṇu || 1 ||

Vasishtha continued saying said:—The life of a person is dear and useful to him, as long as he lives and not afterwards; but hear me tell you the good of a man's dying in some holy place, with a wish for future reward in his next life.

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (7.209.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Vasishtha, Eka, Jivita, Pums, Suhrida, Marana, Dvisha, Dvish, Arthita, Prayaga, Ada, Kshetra, Yatta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.209.1). 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: “śrīvasiṣṭha uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
  • vasiṣṭha* -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “ekasya jīvitaṃ puṃsaḥ suhṛdā maraṇaṃ dviṣā
  • ekasya -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    eka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • jīvitam -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jīvitā (noun, feminine)
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jīv class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • puṃsaḥ -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • suhṛdā* -
  • suhṛda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • maraṇam -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dviṣā -
  • dviṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dviṣ (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 3: “mṛtvārthitaṃ prayāgādau kṣetre yattadidaṃ śrṛṇu
  • mṛtvā -
  • mṛ -> mṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mṛ]
    mṛ -> mṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √mṛ]
  • arthitam -
  • arthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arthitā (noun, feminine)
  • prayāgā -
  • prayāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prayāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adau -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṣetre -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yatta -
  • yatta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yat -> yatta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √yat class 1 verb]
    yat -> yatta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √yat class 1 verb]
  • di -
  • (noun, feminine)
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • dam -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    (noun, masculine)
  • Cannot analyse śrṛṇu

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.209.1

Cover of edition (1891)

Yoga Vasistha English (four volumes)
by Vihari-Lala Mitra (1891)

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Yoga Vasistha Maha Ramayana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Allahabad (0)

[યોગ વસિષ્ઠએ] 9788192776460.

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Preview of verse 7.209.1 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રીવસિષ્ઠ ઉવાચ ।
એકસ્ય જીવિતં પુંસઃ સુહૃદા મરણં દ્વિષા ।
મૃત્વાર્થિતં પ્રયાગાદૌ ક્ષેત્રે યત્તદિદં શ્રૃણુ ॥ ૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2019)

Vasishtha Rama Samvadam (Telugu)
by Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad (2019)

Set of 4 Volumes; 9789383972142.

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Preview of verse 7.209.1 in Telugu sript:
శ్రీవసిష్ఠ ఉవాచ ।
ఏకస్య జీవితం పుంసః సుహృదా మరణం ద్విషా ।
మృత్వార్థితం ప్రయాగాదౌ క్షేత్రే యత్తదిదం శ్రృణు ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

The Yogavasistha (Hindi translation)
by Khemraj Shrikrishnadass (2009)

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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