Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 23

Gita 18.23

नियतम्, संगरहितम्, अरागद्वेषतः, कृतम्,
अफलप्रेप्सुना, कर्म, यत्, तत्, सात्त्विकम्, उच्यते।।23।।


Gita 18.23

Niyatm’, sangrahitam’, araagdweshatH, krtam’,
Afalprepsuna, karm, yat’, tat’, saatvikam’, uchyate ||23||

Translation: (Yat’) which (karm) an action (niyatm’) scripture-based (sangrahitam’) free from the pride of doership and (afalprepsuna) by the one who is not desirous of any fruit (araagdweshatH) without love and hatred (krtam’) is performed (tat’) that (saatvikam’) Satvik (uchyate) is said to be. (23)

Translation: An action which is scripture-based, free from the pride of doership and is performed without love and hatred by the one who is not desirous of any fruit, that is said to be Satvik.