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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 27

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 27

रागी कर्मफलप्रेप्सुर्लुब्धो हिंसात्मकोऽशुचिः।
हर्षशोकान्वितः कर्ता राजसः परिकीर्तितः।।18.27।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

18.27 The agent who has attachment, who is desirous of the results of actions, covetous, cruel by nature, unclean and subject to joy and sorrow is declared to be possessed of rajas.

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

18.27 Passionate, desiring to obtain the reward of actions, greedy, cruel, impure, moved by joy and sorrow, such an agent is said to be Rajasic (passionate).

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.27. The agent, who is a man of passion; who craves for the fruit of his action, and is avaricious; who is injurious by nature, is impure and is overpowered by joy and griefthat agent is proclaimed to be of the Rajas (Strand).

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.27

Raagee karmaphalaprepsur lubdho himsaatmako’shuchih; Harshashokaanvitah kartaa raajasah parikeertitah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.27

rāgī—craving; karma-phala—fruit of work; prepsuḥ—covet; lubdhaḥ—greedy; hinsā-ātmakaḥ—violent-natured; aśhuchiḥ—impure; harṣha-śhoka-anvitaḥ—moved by joy and sorrow; kartā—performer; rājasaḥ—in the mode of passion; parikīrtitaḥ—is declared