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 7.209.12

अत्युग्रैः पुण्यपापैः स्वैर्वा महात्मभिरीक्षिते ।
लक्ष्याण्यप्यन्यथा सन्ति नृणां चित्कल्पनावशात् ॥ १२ ॥

atyugraiḥ puṇyapāpaiḥ svairvā mahātmabhirīkṣite |
lakṣyāṇyapyanyathā santi nṛṇāṃ citkalpanāvaśāt || 12 ||

So it happens with great souls also, to see the sights both of good grace and affright, according to the measure of their merit or guilt in this life; and thus thousands of hopeful and hideous shapes, float about in the imaginations of men, owing to the purity and depravity of their natures.

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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 (7.209.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atyugra, Punyapapa, Sva, Var, Mahatman, Ikshita, Lakshya, Api, Apya, Anyatha, Sat, Santi, Nri, Cit, Kalpana, Avasha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.209.12). 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: “atyugraiḥ puṇyapāpaiḥ svairvā mahātmabhirīkṣite
  • atyugraiḥ -
  • atyugra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    atyugra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • puṇyapāpaiḥ -
  • puṇyapāpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    puṇyapāpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • svair -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahātmabhir -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • īkṣite -
  • īkṣita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    īkṣita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    īkṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    īkṣ -> īkṣita (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √īkṣ class 1 verb]
    īkṣ -> īkṣita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √īkṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √īkṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √īkṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √īkṣ class 1 verb]
    īkṣ -> īkṣitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √īkṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √īkṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √īkṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √īkṣ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “lakṣyāṇyapyanyathā santi nṛṇāṃ citkalpanāvaśāt
  • lakṣyāṇya -
  • lakṣya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    lakṣ -> lakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √lakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √lakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √lakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √lakṣ class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √lakṣ class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √lakṣ class 10 verb]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • anyathā -
  • anyathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    anyathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • santi -
  • santi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • nṛṇām -
  • nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kalpanā -
  • kalpana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalpanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avaśāt -
  • avaśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    avaśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.209.12

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 7.209.12 in Gujarati sript:
અત્યુગ્રૈઃ પુણ્યપાપૈઃ સ્વૈર્વા મહાત્મભિરીક્ષિતે ।
લક્ષ્યાણ્યપ્યન્યથા સન્તિ નૃણાં ચિત્કલ્પનાવશાત્ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 7.209.12 in Telugu sript:
అత్యుగ్రైః పుణ్యపాపైః స్వైర్వా మహాత్మభిరీక్షితే ।
లక్ష్యాణ్యప్యన్యథా సన్తి నృణాం చిత్కల్పనావశాత్ ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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