Daiva Asura Sampat Vibhaga Yoga
Shradda Traya Vibhaga Yoga
Guna Traya Vibhaga Yoga
The faith of each is in accordance with his own nature, O Bharata. Man consists of his faith; as a man’s faith is, so is he.
These three are the gates of hell, destructive of the Self – desire, anger and greed; therefore, one should abandon these three.
Those men who practise terrific austerities, not enjoined by the scriptures, give to hypocrisy and egoism, impelled by the force of lust and attachment…
Senselessly torturing all the elements in the body, and Me also who dwells within the body – you may know these to be of demonical resolve.
Both Rajasic and Tamasic People
Food which is dry and burning
Bitter, sour, saline, pungent
Food which increases purity, strength
Stale, tasteless or rotten
That which is offered for desire fulfilment.
That which is offered out of fear.
That which is offered without desire for fruit
That which is offered to show off.
Harsh Fasting for desire fulfilment
Speech which is truthful
Speech which is pleasant
Speech which causes no excitement
That gift which is given knowing it to be a duty in a fit time and place, to a worthy person, from who we expect nothing in return is held to be sattvic.
And that gift which is given with a view to receiving in return or looking for fruit or reluctantly is held to be rajasic.
The gift that is given at a wrong place and time, to unworthy persons, without respect, or with insult, is declared to be tamasic.
The austerity which is practised with the object of gaining good reception, honour and worship, and with hypocrisy, is here said to be rajasic, unstable and transitory.
Both Sattvic and Rajasic