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Chapter 18: Conclusion-The Perfection of Renunciation

Bg 18.34
TEXT 34
yaya tu dharma-kamarthan
dhrtya dharayate 'rjuna
prasangena phalakanksi
dhrtih sa partha rajasi
SYNONYMS
yaya—by which; tu—but; dharma-kama-arthan—for religiosity and economic development; dhrtya—by determination; dharayate—in such terms; arjuna—O Arjuna; prasangena—for that; phala-akanksi—desiring fruitive result; dhrtih—determination; sa—that; partha—O son of Prtha; rajasi—in the mode of passion.
TRANSLATION
And that determination by which one holds fast to fruitive result in religion, economic development and sense gratification is of the nature of passion, O Arjuna.
PURPORT
Any person who is always desirous of fruitive results in religious or economic activities, whose only desire is sense gratification, and whose mind, life and senses are thus engaged, is in the mode of passion.

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