Chapter 18. (Moksa-sannyasa-yogah) Topic of freedom and renunciation...When a person does a favour and expects a favour in return, it is considered a rajasic dana. It’s not a whole-hearted giving, because it may be given with a sense of obligation, beca... read more

Freedom from renunciation (chapter 18 ): Giving up kamya karma, says Krishna, is called sanyasa.In fact,literally speaking, with sanyasa we give up all karma. In Krishna’s view, he modifies it and says, kamyanamkarmanamnyasam, meaning `giving up your de... read more

Moksa-sannyasa-yogah. Topic of freedom and renunciation. (Chapter 18). Doing what you have to do in the spirit of karma yoga is Sattvic tyaga’. There is growth in doing what has to be done, and by doing this you are also giving up your laziness, your in... read more

Freedom from renunciation (chapter 18): When Ishvara arpanam buddhi is introduced in a rajasic action, the same knowledge can help you become become sattvic. The sattvic person studies the truth and understands the truth. The aim is not to become sattvic,... read more

Of will power and won't power (Chapter 18, continued): Krishna then talks about pleasures as sattvic, rajasic, and tamasic. He talks about sattvic pleasure in terms of long-standing happiness. For this, one may initially have to do some things which are d... read more

Moksa-sannyasa-yogah. Topic of freedom and renunciation. (Chapter 18). Irrespective of what you are doing, one needs to be more sattvic in temperament. How do you gain that sattvic buddhi? If a person is too tamasic, then he should be inspired with a few ... read more

Moksa-sannyasa-yogah. Topic of freedom and renunciation. (Chapter 18). All I want is your sense of fulfillment, Krishna says, but you believe yourself to be an unfulfilled being. In the vision of the Gita, you are already a fulfilled being, but from the ... read more

Moksa-sannyasa-yogah. Topic of freedom and renunciation. (Chapter 18, concluded) `Competency in action is yoga’, `Balance of mind is yoga’. Regardless of how you arrive at this balance, whether by bhakti or karma or whatever, even maybe therapy, this... read more