Actions are not attached to Me, nor have I a desire for the results of action; he who knows Me thus is not bound by actions.
I am the Self, O Gudakesha, existing in the heart of all beings. I am the beginning,
the middle and also the end of all beings.
The firmness that is accompanied by unwavering concentration, and by which one controls the activities of the mind, pranas and the senses—that firmness is of sattvic nature.
Since It is without beginning and without gunas (attributes), this immutable Paramatman does not act, nor does it get affected [by anything]though dwelling in a body.
I exist, sustaining this whole universe by a portion of Myself.