Chapter 18 Verse 3

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 3

Tyaajyam, doshvat, iti, eke, karm, praahuH, maneeshinH,
YagyadaantapHkarm, na, tyaajyam, iti, ch, apre ||3||

Translation: (Eke) some (maneeshinH) learned persons (iti) this (praahuH) say that (karm) acts of bhakti opposite to the ordinances of scriptures (doshvat) are faulty, therefore (tyaajyam) should be relinquished (ch) and (apre) other learned persons (iti) say this that (yagyadaantapHkarm) acts of yagya, charity and austerity (na, tyaajyam) should not be relinquished. (3)

Translation

Some learned persons say this that acts of bhakti opposite to the ordinances of scriptures are faulty; therefore, should be relinquished. And other learned persons say this that the acts of yagya, charity and austerity should not be relinquished.


त्याज्यम्, दोषवत्, इति, एके, कर्म, प्राहुः, मनीषिणः,
यज्ञदानतपःकर्म, न, त्याज्यम्, इति, च, अपरे।।3।।

अनुवाद: (एके) कई एक (मनीषिणः) विद्वान् (इति) ऐसा (प्राहुः) कहते हैं कि (कर्म) शास्त्रा विधि रहित भक्ति कर्म (दोषवत्) दोषयुक्त हैं इसलिये (त्याज्यम्) त्यागनेके योग्य हैं (च) और (अपरे) दूसरे विद्वान् (इति) यह कहते हैं कि (यज्ञदानतपःकर्मः) यज्ञ, दान और तपरूपी कर्म (न,त्याज्यम्) त्यागने योग्य नहीं हैं। (3)