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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 1 Verse 43

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 1 श्लोक 43

दोषैरेतैः कुलघ्नानां वर्णसङ्करकारकैः।
उत्साद्यन्ते जातिधर्माः कुलधर्माश्च शाश्वताः।।1.43।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

1.43. By these evil deeds of the destroyers of the family, which cause confusion of castes, the eternal religious rites of the caste and the family are destroyed.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

1.43 Sri Sankaracharya did not comment on this sloka. The commentary starts from 2.10.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 1.43

Doshair etaih kulaghnaanaam varnasankarakaarakaih; Utsaadyante jaatidharmaah kuladharmaashcha shaashwataah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 1.43

doṣhaiḥ—through evil deeds; etaiḥ—these; kula-ghnānām—of those who destroy the family; varṇa-saṅkara—unwanted progeny; kārakaiḥ—causing; utsādyante—are ruined; jāti-dharmāḥ—social and family welfare activities; kula-dharmāḥ—family traditions; cha—and; śhāśhvatāḥ—eternal