That one I love who is incapable of ill will, and returns love for hatred. Living beyond the reach of I and mind, pain and pleasure, full of mercy, contented, self-controlled, with all his heart and all his mind given to Me – with such a one I am in love.
No one who does good deeds will ever come to a bad end, either here or in the world to come. When such people die, they go to other realms where the righteous live.
Only by devotional service is the Supreme Truth, Krishna, pleased, and by His inconceivable energy. He can reveal Himself to the heart of the pure devotee.
One who is able to withdraw his senses from sense objects, as the tortoise draws his limbs within the shell, is to be understood as truly situated in knowledge.
They are forever free who renounce all selfish desires and break away from the ego-cage of ‘I’, ‘me’, and ‘mine’ to be united with the Lord. Attain to this, and pass from death to immortality.
Whenever there is a decline of righteousness, O Arjuna, and the rise of unrighteousness, then I manifest myself.
By this attitude of complete renunciation you shall be freed from bondage, good and bad, of karma. You shall be liberated, and come to Me.
All created beings are unmanifest in their beginning, manifest in their interim state and unmanifest again when they are annihilated. So what need is there for lamentation?
As men approach Me, so I receive them. All paths, Arjuna, lead to Me.
No work stains an individual who is pure, who is in harmony, who is master of his life, whose soul is one with the soul of all.