mukta-sango 'naham-vadi
siddhy-asiddhyor nirvikarah
karta sattvika ucyate
mukta-sangahliberated from all material association; anaham-vadiwithout false ego; dhrti-utsahawith great enthusiasm; samanvitahqualified in that way; siddhiperfection; asiddhyohfailure; nirvikarahwithout change; kartaworker; sattvikahin the mode of goodness; ucyateis said to be.
The worker who is free from all material attachments and false ego, who is enthusiastic and resolute and who is indifferent to success or failure, is a worker in the mode of goodness.
A person in Krsna consciousness is always transcendental to the material modes of nature. He has no expectations for the result of the work entrusted to him because he is above false ego and pride. Still, he is always enthusiastic till the completion of such work. He does not worry about the distress undertaken; he is always enthusiastic. He does not care for success or failure; he is equal both in distress or happiness. Such a worker is situated in the mode of goodness.

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