karmany evadhikaras te
ma phalesu kadacana
ma karma-phala-hetur bhur
ma te sango ’stv akarmani
You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not doing your duty.
Work is integral part of our daily life. Everyone works for some or the other cause and also seeks for satisfaction in doing so. The above verse in the Bhagavad Gita explains how to carry out our prescribed duties in our daily works. Learn more about the ‘Art of Work’ in the following session.