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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 24

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 24

यत्तु कामेप्सुना कर्म साहङ्कारेण वा पुनः।
क्रियते बहुलायासं तद्राजसमुदाहृतम्।।18.24।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

18.24 But that action is said to be born of rajas which is done by one desirous of results or by one who is egotistic, and which is highly strenuous.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

18.24 But that action which is done by one longing for the fulfilment of desires or gain with egoism or with much effort that is declared to be Rajasic (passionate).

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.24. The object which is abundant in afflictions; and which is further reired by one who craves to attain the desired thing with the feeling of I-that is considered to be of the Rajas (Strand).

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.24

Yattu kaamepsunaa karma saahankaarena vaa punah; Kriyate bahulaayaasam tadraajasamudaahritam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.24

yat—which; tu—but; kāma-īpsunā—prompted by selfish desire; karma—action; sa-ahaṅkāreṇa—with pride; vā—or; punaḥ—again; kriyate—enacted; bahula-āyāsam—stressfully; tat—that; rājasam—in the nature of passion; udāhṛitam—is said to be