The Bhagavad Gita - Religion by Deliverance and Renunciation Summary & Analysis

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Religion by Deliverance and Renunciation Summary and Analysis

Krishna explains a great deal more about how the three modes of living function.

Krishna explains how certain actions are more of one mode or another or combinations of two. Krishna explains that both love and hate are to at least some degree about Rajas. Those pleasures which are best, be they intellectual or sensual or romantic, are those that are long lasting. The one who is humble, not self-seeking, resolute and steadfast whether in good or evil events is acting in Sattwas. The one who acts from duty is acting from or in Sattwas when that is the true motive. The one who is greatly moved with the emotions of the events and who acts for gain or to ensure another's loss is working in Rajas. Krishna describes Tamas as being "dark...

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