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<< Chapter 14 verse 11
lobhaḥ pravṛttir ārambhaḥ
karmaṇām aśamaḥ spṛhā
rajasy etāni jāyante
‘When Rajas, Bharata-chief! is uppermost, then are bred parsimony, unrest, engaging in works, disquiet and craving.’
Lobha=parsimony or acquisitiveness=close-fistedness in the expenditure of one’s own money etc.,
Pravṛittiḥ=Unrest=a disposition to be active with no definite purpose in view.
Ārambhaḥ = Engagement in frugiferous works.
Aśamaḥ=The disquiet of sense-activities.
Spṛihā=craving for (sense-) objects (or sensual indulgences)
These spring up when Rajas is in the ascendancy; i.e., to say, when parsimony etc., are discovered to exist, the inference therefrom is that Rajas is predominating.
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