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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16 Verse 10

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 16 श्लोक 10

काममाश्रित्य दुष्पूरं दम्भमानमदान्विताः।
मोहाद्गृहीत्वासद्ग्राहान्प्रवर्तन्तेऽशुचिव्रताः।।16.10।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

16.10 Giving themselves up to insatiable passion, filled with vanity, pride and arrogance, adopting bad abjectives due to delusion, and having impure resolves, they engage in actions.

English Translation of Ramanuja's Sanskrit Commentary

16.10 Turning to insatiable desires, viz., which concern objects impossible to get; seizing through delusion, viz., through ignorance that such desires can be fulfilled only with unjustly acired wealth, viz., with wealth unlawfully hoarded, and following impious vows, viz., associated with the vows prohibited in the Sastras; they do actions that are full of ostentation, pride and arrogance.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 16.10

Kaamamaashritya dushpooram dambhamaanamadaanvitaah; Mohaadgriheetvaasadgraahaan pravartante’shuchivrataah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 16.10

kāmam—lust; āśhritya—harboring; duṣhpūram—insatiable; dambha—hypocrisy; māna—arrogance; mada-anvitāḥ—clinging to false tenets; mohāt—the illusioned; gṛihītvā—being attracted to; asat—impermanent; grāhān—things; pravartante—they flourish; aśhuchi-vratāḥ—with impure resolve