Shrimad Bhagavad Gita As It Is -Shri Shrimad A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Conclusion—The Perfection of Renunciation
Chapter 18: Verse- 24
yat tu kämepsunä karma sähankärena vä punah
But action performed with great effort by one seeking to gratify his desires, and enacted from a sense of false ego, is called action in the mode of passion.
- yat=that which; tu=but; käma-ipsunä=by one with desires for fruitive results; karma=work; sa-ahankärena=with ego; vä=or; punah=again; kriyate=is performed; bahula-äyäsam=with great labor; tat=that; räjasam=in the mode of passion; udährtam=is said to be.