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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 38

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 2 श्लोक 38

सुखदुःखे समे कृत्वा लाभालाभौ जयाजयौ।
ततो युद्धाय युज्यस्व नैवं पापमवाप्स्यसि।।2.38।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.38. Viewing alike, pleasure and pain, gain and loss, victory and defeat, you should get then ready for the battle. Thus you will not incur sin.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

2.38 Sukha-duhkhe etc. For you, performing actions as your own duty, never there is any connection with sin.

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 2.38

Sukhaduhkhe same kritwaa laabhaalaabhau jayaajayau; Tato yuddhaaya yujyaswa naivam paapamavaapsyasi.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 2.38

sukha—happiness; duḥkhe—in distress; same kṛitvā—treating alike; lābha-alābhau—gain and loss; jaya-ajayau—victory and defeat; tataḥ—thereafter; yuddhāya—for fighting; yujyasva—engage; na—never; evam—thus; pāpam—sin; avāpsyasi—shall incur