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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16 Verse 21

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 16 श्लोक 21

त्रिविधं नरकस्येदं द्वारं नाशनमात्मनः।
कामः क्रोधस्तथा लोभस्तस्मादेतत्त्रयं त्यजेत्।।16.21।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

16.21. To the hell, three-fold is the gate that ruins the Self : [They are] desire, anger as well as greed. Hence one should avoid these three.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

16.21 See Coment under 16.22

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 16.21

Trividham narakasyedam dwaaram naashanamaatmanah; Kaamah krodhastathaa lobhas tasmaadetat trayam tyajet.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 16.21

tri-vidham—three types of; narakasya—to the hell; idam—this; dvāram—gates; nāśhanam—destruction; ātmanaḥ—self; kāmaḥ—lust; krodhaḥ—anger; tathā—and; lobhaḥ—greed; tasmāt—therefore; etat—these; trayam—three; tyajet—should abandon