रागी कर्मफलप्रेप्सुर्लुब्धो हिंसात्मकोऽशुचिः।
हर्षशोकान्वितः कर्ता राजसः परिकीर्तितः।।18.27।।
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).
18.27 See Comment under 18.28
Raagee karmaphalaprepsur lubdho himsaatmako’shuchih; Harshashokaanvitah kartaa raajasah parikeertitah.
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