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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.13.3
dharmo rajas tamo hanyāt
āśu naśyati tan-mūlo
hy adharma ubhaye hate
dharmaḥ — religious principles based on devotional service; rajaḥ — the mode of passion; tamaḥ — the mode of ignorance; hanyāt — destroy; sattva — of goodness; vṛddhiḥ — by the increase; anuttamaḥ — the greatest; āśu — quickly; naśyati — is destroyed; tat — of passion and ignorance; mūlaḥ — the root; hi — certainly; adharmaḥ — irreligion; ubhaye hate — when both are destroyed.
Religious principles, strengthened by the mode of goodness, destroy the influence of passion and ignorance. When passion and ignorance are overcome, their original cause, irreligion, is quickly vanquished.
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