TEXT 34
yayā tu dharma-kāmārthān
dhṛtyā dhārayate 'rjuna
prasaṅgena phalākāṅkṣī
dhṛtiḥ sā pārtha rājasī
SYNONYMS
yayā—by which; tu—but; dharma-kāma-arthānfor religiosity and economic development; dhṛtyāby determination; dhārayatein such terms; arjuna—O Arjuna; prasaṅgenafor that; phala-ākāṅkṣī—desiring fruitive result; dhṛtiḥdetermination; —that; pārthaO son of Pṛthā; rājasī—in the mode of passion.
TRANSLATION
And that determination by which one holds fast to fruitive result in religion, economic development and sense gratification is of the nature of passion, O Arjuna.
PURPORT
Any person who is always desirous of fruitive results in religious or economic activities, whose only desire is sense gratification, and whose mind, life and senses are thus engaged, is in the mode of passion.

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