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 7.209.17

पश्यन्ति बन्धवोऽप्येनं तथैवामरतां गतम् ।
द्वयमित्येष लभते जीवितं मरणं समम् ॥ १७ ॥

paśyanti bandhavo'pyenaṃ tathaivāmaratāṃ gatam |
dvayamityeṣa labhate jīvitaṃ maraṇaṃ samam || 17 ||

In this manner the relatives of the deceased, find his pure soul, to obtain its immortality after his death; and that life and death are indifferent to the virtuous and purified person.

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

Pashyanti, Pashyat, Bandhu, Apya, Ina, Tatha, Eva, Arata, Gata, Dvayam, Dvaya, Iti, Itya, Esha, Labhat, Jivita, Marana, Samam, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.209.17). 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: “paśyanti bandhavo'pyenaṃ tathaivāmaratāṃ gatam
  • paśyanti -
  • paśyantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bandhavo' -
  • bandhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • apye -
  • apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    apyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • inam -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    inā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • evām -
  • evā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • aratām -
  • aratā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gatam -
  • gat (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “dvayamityeṣa labhate jīvitaṃ maraṇaṃ samam
  • dvayam -
  • dvayam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dvaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • itye -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √i class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √i class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √i class 2 verb], [locative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ityā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √i class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √i class 2 verb]
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • labhate -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • jīvitam -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jīvitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    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]
  • maraṇam -
  • maraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samam -
  • samam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Yoga Vasistha Verse 7.209.17

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 7.209.17 in Gujarati sript:
પશ્યન્તિ બન્ધવોઽપ્યેનં તથૈવામરતાં ગતમ્ ।
દ્વયમિત્યેષ લભતે જીવિતં મરણં સમમ્ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 7.209.17 in Telugu sript:
పశ్యన్తి బన్ధవోఽప్యేనం తథైవామరతాం గతమ్ ।
ద్వయమిత్యేష లభతే జీవితం మరణం సమమ్ ॥ ౧౭ ॥

Cover of edition (2009)

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

Set of 2 Volumes; Khemraj Edition.

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