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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 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 of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

18.27 Karta, the agent; ragi, who has attachment; karma-phala-prepsuh, who is desirous of the results of actions; lubdhah, covetous, greedy for others property, and does not part with his own (when) at holy places; himsatmakah, cruel by nature, having a nature that cuases pain to others; asucih, unclean, devoid of internal and external cleanliness; and harsa-soka-anvitah, subject to joy and sorrow, affected by these two, joy and sorrow-joy at the acisition of desired objects, sorrow at getting undesired objects and losing coverted objects; and elation and dejection may occur to that very person from his actions being aided or hindered; one who is subject to those-; parikirtitah, is declared to be; rajasah, possessed of rajas.

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