मुक्तसङ्गोऽनहंवादी धृत्युत्साहसमन्वित: |

सिद्ध्यसिद्ध्योर्निर्विकार: कर्ता सात्विक उच्यते ||

mukta-saṅgo ‘nahaṁ-vādī dhṛity-utsāha-samanvitaḥ
siddhy-asiddhyor nirvikāraḥ kartā sāttvika uchyate



जो कर्ता संगरहित, अहंकार के वचन न बोलने वाला, धैर्य और उत्साह से युक्त तथा कार्य के सिद्ध होने और न होने में हर्ष -शोकादि विकारों से रहित है- वह सात्त्विक कहा जाता है॥26॥


The performer is said to be in the mode of goodness, when he or she is free from egotism and attachment, endowed with enthusiasm and determination, and equipoised in success and failure.


English Translation Of Sri Shankaracharya’s Sanskrit Commentary By Swami Gambirananda

18.26 Karta, the agent; who is mukta-sangah, free from attachment-one by whom attachment has been given up; anahamvadi, not egotisic, not given to asserting his ego; dhrti-utsaha-samanvitah, endowed with fortitude and diligenc; and nirvikarah, unperturbed; siddhi-asiddhyoh, by success and failure, in the fruition and non-fruition of any action under-taken-led only by the authority of the scriptures, not by attachment to results etc. [Etc. stands for attachment to work.];-the agent who is such, he is ucyate, said to be; sattvikah, possessed of sattva.