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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3 Verse 28

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 3 श्लोक 28

तत्त्ववित्तु महाबाहो गुणकर्मविभागयोः।
गुणा गुणेषु वर्तन्त इति मत्वा न सज्जते।।3.28।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.28. But, O mighty-armed one, the knower of the real nature of the divisions of the Strands and of their [respective] divisions of work, realises : The Strands are at their [respective] purposes And hence he is not attached.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

3.28 Tattvavit tu etc. On the other hand, the knower of the real nature of divisions of the Strands and of their actions, sets himself free by viewing The Prakrti acts; what comes to men ? The ignorant men have been described as being attached to action (above III, 26). That attachment [of theirs, the Lord] demonstrates :

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 3.28

Tattwavittu mahaabaaho gunakarma vibhaagayoh; Gunaa guneshu vartanta iti matwaa na sajjate.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 3.28

tattva-vit—the knower of the Truth; tu—but; mahā-bāho—mighty-armed one; guṇa-karma—from guṇas and karma; vibhāgayoḥ—distinguish; guṇāḥ—modes of material nature in the shape of the senses, mind, etc; guṇeṣhu—modes of material nature in the shape of objects of perception; vartante—are engaged; iti—thus; matvā—knowing; na—never; sajjate—becomes attached