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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 14 Verse 16

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 14 श्लोक 16

कर्मणः सुकृतस्याहुः सात्त्विकं निर्मलं फलम्।
रजसस्तु फलं दुःखमज्ञानं तमसः फलम्।।14.16।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

14.16. The fruit of good action, they say, is spotless and is of the Sattva; but the fruit of the Rajas is pain, and the fruit of the Tamas is ignorance.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

14.16 See Comment under 14.20

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 14.16

Karmanah sukritasyaahuh saattwikam nirmalam phalam; Rajasastu phalam duhkham ajnaanam tamasah phalam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 14.16

karmaṇaḥ—of action; su-kṛitasya—pure; āhuḥ—is said; sāttvikam—mode of goodness; nirmalam—pure; phalam—result; rajasaḥ—mode of passion; tu—indeed; phalam—result; duḥkham—pain; ajñānam—ignorance; tamasaḥ—mode of ignorance; phalam—result