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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 7

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 18 श्लोक 7

नियतस्य तु संन्यासः कर्मणो नोपपद्यते।
मोहात्तस्य परित्यागस्तामसः परिकीर्तितः।।18.7।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.7. The renunciation of the enjoined action does not stand to reason; and completely relinishing it, out of ignorance is proclaimed, on all sides, as an act of the Tamas (Strand).

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

18.7 See Comment under 18.11

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 18.7

Niyatasya tu sannyaasah karmano nopapadyate; Mohaattasya parityaagas taamasah parikeertitah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 18.7

niyatasya—of prescribed duties; tu—but; sanyāsaḥ—renunciation; karmaṇaḥ—actions; na—never; upapadyate—to be performed; mohāt—deluded; tasya—of that; parityāgaḥ—renunciation; tāmasaḥ—in the mode of ignorance; parikīrtitaḥ—has been declared