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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 37

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 37

यत्तदग्रे विषमिव परिणामेऽमृतोपमम्।
तत्सुखं सात्त्विकं प्रोक्तमात्मबुद्धिप्रसादजम्।।18.37।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.37. [The happiness] which is like poison at its time but is like nectar at the time of its result-that happiness, born of serenity of the Soul and intellect, you must know to be of the Sattva (Strand).

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.37 See Comment under 18.39

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.37

Yattadagre vishamiva parinaame’mritopamam; Tatsukham saattwikam proktam aatmabuddhiprasaadajam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.37

yat—which; tat—that; agre—at first; viṣham iva—like poison; pariṇāme—in the end; amṛita-upamam—like nectar; tat—that; sukham—happiness; sāttvikam—in the mode of goodness; proktam—is said to be; ātma-buddhi—situated in self-knowledge; prasāda-jam—generated by the pure intellect