Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18 Verse 7

Gita 18.7

नियतस्य, तु, सन्न्यास:, कर्मणः, न, उपपद्यते,
मोहात्, तस्य, परित्यागः, तामसः, परिकीर्तितः।।7।।


Gita 18.7

Niyatasya, tu, sannyaasH, karmanH, na, uppadhyate,
Mohaat’, tasya, parityaagH, taamasH, parikeertitH ||7||

Translation: (Tu) but (niyatasya) prescribed scripture-based (karmanH) act (sannyaasH) renunciation (na, uppadhyate) is not right (mohaat’) because of delusion being emotional out of ignorance (tasya) its (parityaagH) abandonment (taamasH) Tamas (prikeertitH) Tyaag, is said to be. (7)

Translation: But the renunciation of prescribed scripture-based act is not right. Its abandonment out of ignorance because of being emotional out of delusion is said to be Tamas Tyaag.