Chapter 18 Verse 16

Tatr, evam, sati, kartaarm, aatmaanm, kevalam, tu, yaH,
Pashyati, akritbuddhitvaat, na, saH, pashyati, durmatiH ||16||

Translation: (Tu) but (evam) this (sati) even on being the case (yaH) a person who (akritbuddhitvaat) because of having impure intellect (tatr) in that matter i.e. in the performance of actions (kevalam) only (aatmaanm) soul (kartaarm) doer (pashyati) considers (saH) that (durmatiH) foolish, ignorant person (na, pashyati) does not perceive the truth. (16)

Translation

But even on this being the case, a person who because of having impure intellect only considers the soul as the doer in that matter i.e. in the performance of actions, that foolish, ignorant person does not perceive the truth.


तत्र, एवम्, सति, कर्तारम्, आत्मानम्, केवलम्, तु, यः,
पश्यति, अकृतबुद्धित्वात्, न, सः, पश्यति, दुर्मतिः।।16।।

अनुवाद: (तु) परंतु (एवम्) ऐसा (सति) होनेपर भी (यः) जो मनुष्य (अकृतबुद्धित्वात्) अशुद्धबुद्धि होने के कारण (तत्र) उस विषयमें यानी कर्मोंके होनेमें (केवलम्) केवल (आत्मानम्) जीवात्मा अर्थात् जीव को (कर्तारम्) कत्र्ता (पश्यति) समझता है (सः) वह (दुर्मतिः) दुर्बुद्धिवाला अज्ञानी (न,पश्यति) यथार्थ नहीं समझता। (16)

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 16