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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 45

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 45

स्वे स्वे कर्मण्यभिरतः संसिद्धिं लभते नरः।
स्वकर्मनिरतः सिद्धिं यथा विन्दति तच्छृणु।।18.45।।

English Translation - Swami Gambirananda

18.45 Being devoted to his own duty, man attains complete success. Hear that as to how one devoted to his own duty achieves success.

English Translation of Ramanuja's Sanskrit Commentary

18.45 When one is devoted to his own duty in a way mentioned earlier, he attains perfection i.e., the supreme state. When a person is devoted to his duty, how he attains perfection, i.e., attains the supreme state, listen.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.45

Swe swe karmanyabhiratah samsiddhim labhate narah; Swakarmaniratah siddhim yathaa vindati tacchrinu.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.45

sve sve—respectively; karmaṇi—work; abhirataḥ—fulfilling; sansiddhim—perfection; labhate—achieve; naraḥ—a person; sva-karma—to one’s own prescribed duty; nirataḥ—engaged; siddhim—perfection; yathā—as; vindati—attains; tat—that; śhṛiṇu—hear