Bhagavad Gita -Srila Prabhupada 692

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita As It Is -Shri Shrimad A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Conclusion—The Perfection of Renunciation
Chapter 18: Verse- 12

anistam istam misram ca tri-vidham karmanah phalam
bhavaty atyäginäm pretya na tu sannyäsinäm kvacit[1]


For one who is not renounced, the threefold fruits of action—desirable, undesirable and mixed—accrue after death. But those who are in the renounced order of life have no such result to suffer or enjoy.


A person in krsna consciousness acting in knowledge of his relationship with krsna is always liberated. Therefore he does not have to enjoy or suffer the results of his acts after death.



  1. anistam=leading to hell; istam=leading to heaven; misram=mixed; ca=and;
    tri-vidham=of three kinds; karmanah=of work; phalam=the result; bhavati=comes; atyäginäm=for those who are not renounced; pretya=after
    death; na=not; tu=but; sannyäsinäm=for the renounced order; kvacit=at any time.

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