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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 38

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 38

विषयेन्द्रियसंयोगाद्यत्तदग्रेऽमृतोपमम्।
परिणामे विषमिव तत्सुखं राजसं स्मृतम्।।18.38।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.38. [The happiness] which is like nectar at its time due to the contact between the senses and sense-objects; but which is like poison at the time of its result-that is considered to be of the Rajas (Strand).

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.38 See Comment under 18.39

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.38

Vishayendriya samyogaad yattadagre’mritopamam; Parinaame vishamiva tatsukham raajasam smritam.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.38

viṣhaya—with the sense objects; indriya—the senses; sanyogāt—from the contact; yat—which; tat—that; agre—at first; amṛita-upamam—like nectar; pariṇāme—at the end; viṣham iva—like poison; tat—that; sukham—happiness; rājasam—in the mode of passion; smṛitam—is said to be