Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2, Shlok 47

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2, Shlok 47

karmaṇy-evādhikāras te mā phaleṣhu kadāchana
mā karma-phala-hetur bhūr mā te saṅgo ’stvakarmaṇi

You have a right to perform your prescribed duties, but you are not entitled to the fruits of your actions. Never consider yourself to be the cause of the results of your activities, nor be attached to inaction. 

Word by Word Meaning:

karmaṇi - in prescribed duties
eva - only
adhikāraḥ - right
te - your
- not
phaleṣhu - in the fruits
kadāchana - at any time
- never
karma-phala - results of the activities
hetuḥ - cause
bhūḥ - be
- not
te - your
saṅgaḥ - attachment
astu - must be
akarmaṇi - in inaction


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