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Srimad Bhagavad Gita
The Hidden Treasure of the Sweet Absolute.

The Supreme Lord said: I shall now again describe to you that supreme wisdom, knowing which all the sages attained the supreme perfection beyond this mundane plane.
14:1 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

By taking refuge in this knowledge, the soul attains a nature (predominantly) similar to Mine. Then he is neither born at the time of universal creation, nor does he experience the pangs of death at the time of universal annihilation.
14:2 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O Bharata, material nature, known as pradhana, is the womb into which I cast the seed (in the form of the individual soul which is born of the marginal potency). From that place, all beings headed by Lord Brahma are generated.
14:3 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O Kaunteya, Brahman personified as mother nature is the progenitress of all the various bodies born within all species of life, headed by demigods and humans and I (as the causal consciousness) am the seed-giving father.
14:4 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O mighty hero, Arjuna, these three material modes of nature goodness, passion, and ignorance which are manifest from material nature, cause the unchangable, embodied spirit soul to be enslaved by mundane sentiments based on happiness, unhappiness, and de
14:5 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O sinless one, due to its comparatively purer nature among these three material modes, the mode of goodness is an illuminator of the nature of things and is of a peaceful nature. It enslaves the spirit by attachment to happiness and knowledge.
14:6 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O son of Kunti, you should know the mode of passion to be the embodiment of obsessions for sensual enjoyment. The origin of covetousness and infatuation, it enslaves the soul by attachment to action.
14:7 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

And, O Bharata, you should know that the mode of ignorance is born from darkness, and is the deluder of all beings. That mode of ignorance captivates the embodied by carelessness, laziness, and slumber.
14:8 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O Arjuna, goodness conditions the soul to happiness, and passion conditions him to action. But the mode of ignorance, covering the living being's knowledge, conditions him to indolence, slothfulness, and slumber.
14:9 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

O Bharata, goodness overcomes passion and ignorance, passion overcomes goodness and ignorance, and ignorance overcomes goodness and passion. Each mode in turn conquers the others in an unending battle for supremacy.
14:10 | The Three Modes of Material Nature : Gunatraya-vibhaga-yoga

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