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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 59

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 59

यदहङ्कारमाश्रित्य न योत्स्य इति मन्यसे।
मिथ्यैष व्यवसायस्ते प्रकृतिस्त्वां नियोक्ष्यति।।18.59।।

English Translation - Swami Sivananda

18.59 If, filled with egoism, thou thinkest: I will not fight, vain is this, thy resolve; Nature will compel thee.

English Translation of Sanskrit Commentary By Sri Shankaracharya's

18.59 Yat, that; manyase, you think, resolve; this-na yotsye, I shall not fight; asritya, by relying; on ahankaram, egotism, mithya, vain; is esah, this; vyava-sayah, determination; te, of yours; because prakrtih, nature, your own nature of a Ksatriya; niyoksyati, will impell; ;tvam, you!

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.59

Yadahankaaram aashritya na yotsya iti manyase; Mithyaisha vyavasaayaste prakritistwaam niyokshyati.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.59

yat—if; ahankāram—motivated by pride; āśhritya—taking shelter; na yotsye—I shall not fight; iti—thus; manyase—you think; mithyā eṣhaḥ—this is all false; vyavasāyaḥ—determination; te—your; prakṛitiḥ—material nature; tvām—you; niyokṣhyati—will engage