abhisandhaya tu phalam
dambhartham api caiva yat
tam yajnam viddhi rajasam
Word for word:
abhisandhaya — desiring; tu — but; phalam — the result; dambha — pride; artham — for the sake of; api — also; ca — and; eva — certainly; yat — that which; ijyate — is performed; bharata-srestha — O chief of the Bharatas; tam — that; yajnam — sacriﬁce; viddhi — know; rajasam — in the mode of passion.
Translation by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
But the sacriﬁce performed for some material beneﬁt, or for the sake of pride, O chief of the Bharatas, you should know to be in the mode of passion.
Purport by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
Sometimes sacriﬁces and rituals are performed for elevation to the heavenly kingdom or for some material beneﬁts in this world. Such sacriﬁces or ritualistic performances are considered to be in the mode of passion.