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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 - 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).

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.24 See Comment under 18.25

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