'hetu'-sabde kahe--bhukti-adi vanchantare
bhukti, siddhi, mukti--mukhya ei tina prakare
hetucause; sabdeby the word; kaheit is said; bhuktienjoying the result by oneself; adiand so on; vancha-antarebecause of a different ambition; bhuktienjoying the result of action; siddhithe perfection of doing something; muktiliberation; mukhyachief; eithese; tina prakarein three ways.
"The word hetu [cause] means that a thing is done for some motive. There can be three motives. One may act to enjoy the result personally, to achieve some material perfection, or to act in such a way that one may be liberated.

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