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Srimad Bhagavad Gita
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Arjuna said: O Mahabaho, Hrsikesa, Kesinisudana, I wish to know the distinction between the principle of renunciation of action and the principle of renunciation of the fruits of action.
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The Supreme Lord said: According to the learned, the abandonment of all materially desirable actions is called renunciation (sannyasa), and the abandonment of the fruits of all kinds of action (whether daily, incidental, or based on material desire) is c
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Some scholars (of the Sankhya school) hold that action (on account of its faults such as violence) should be renounced. Others (of the Mima?saka school) hold that (scripturally enjoined) duties based on sacrifice, charity, and austerity should never be a
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O Best of the Bharatas, now hear My perfect conclusion regarding renunciation. O foremost among men, it has been clearly defined that renunciation is of three types.
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Duties based on sacrifice, charity, and austerity should never be abandoned. Such duties must be performed, because they serve to purify the hearts of the intelligent.
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Moreover, O Partha, all these actions are to be performed as a matter of duty, abandoning attachment and fruitive desire. Know this to be My irrevocable, perfect, supreme conclusion.
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Renunciation of one's daily duties is never desirable. To abandon routine duties out of delusion is false renunciation, or renunciation of the nature of ignorance.
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One who abandon his routine duties out of fear of bodily discomfort, considering them a cause of inconvenience, performs renunciation of the nature of passion. Thus, he does not attain (knowledge, which is) the fruit of genuine detachment.
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O Arjuna, one who performs routine works as a matter of duty, and abandons attachment and fruitive desire such a person performs renunciation of the nature of goodness. This is My opinion.
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A sharply intelligent, renounced person who is endowed with the nature of goodness, and who is free from all doubts, neither resent troublesome duties, nor is he attached to those works which bestow happiness.
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