|Chapter 17: The Divisions of Faith|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Bhagavad-gītā As It Is 17.25
tad ity anabhisandhāya
dāna-kriyāś ca vividhāḥ
tat — that; iti — thus; anabhisandhāya — without desiring; phalam — the fruitive result; yajña — of sacrifice; tapaḥ — and penance; kriyāḥ — activities; dāna — of charity; kriyāḥ — activities; ca — also; vividhāḥ — various; kriyante — are done; mokṣa-kāńkṣibhiḥ — by those who actually desire liberation.
Without desiring fruitive results, one should perform various kinds of sacrifice, penance and charity with the word tat. The purpose of such transcendental activities is to get free from material entanglement.
To be elevated to the spiritual position, one should not act for any material gain. Acts should be performed for the ultimate gain of being transferred to the spiritual kingdom, back to home, back to Godhead.
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