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True tyaga is sattvic, it is tyaga of attachment and fruit – Sadhu Vaswani

Renunciation of obligatory works and daily duties is improper. Dana, tapas, and yagna are prescribed duties. They are not a source of bondage for they purify. They must not be renounced. Such renunciation springs from delusion.

Tyaga is threefold – tamasic, rajasic and sattvic.

True tyaga is sattvic, it is tyaga of attachment and fruit.

In Tamasic tyaga, the man is dominated by moha, delusion, ignorance and attachment.

Tamasic tyaga is of the dark type.

Rajasic tyaga does not lead to liberation, for in this tyaga you give up to avoid pain or trouble or strain.

In true tyaga you take up what duty bids you do. You perform actions but unmoved by gain, you act impersonally.

– Sadhu Vaswani
Source - The Bhagavad Gita - The Song of Life

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