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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4 Verse 20

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 4 श्लोक 20

त्यक्त्वा कर्मफलासङ्गं नित्यतृप्तो निराश्रयः।
कर्मण्यभिप्रवृत्तोऽपि नैव किञ्चित्करोति सः।।4.20।।

English Translation - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

4.20. By abandoning attachment for fruits of actions, remaining ever content and depending on nothing, that person, even though he is engaged in action, does not at all perform anything.

English Translation of Commentary - Dr. S. Sankaranarayan

4.20 See Comment under 4.21

Transliteration Bhagavad Gita 4.20

Tyaktwaa karmaphalaasangam nityatripto niraashrayah; Karmanyabhipravritto’pi naiva kinchit karoti sah.

Word Meanings Bhagavad Gita 4.20

tyaktvā—having given up; karma-phala-āsaṅgam—attachment to the fruits of action; nitya—always; tṛiptaḥ—satisfied; nirāśhrayaḥ—without dependence; karmaṇi—in activities; abhipravṛittaḥ—engaged; api—despite; na—not; eva—certainly; kiñchit—anything; karoti—do; saḥ—that person