|Chapter 18||Final Revelations of the Ultimate Truth||Verse 34|
Rudra Vaisnava Sampradaya:
The dhrita or determination whereby a jiva or embodied being is attached to actions in a stable and steady manner only due to desires for rewards of pleasure and hopes for recompense of wealth is designated by Lord Krishna as dhrita situated in raja guna the mode of passion.
Brahma Vaisnava Sampradaya:
Sri Vaisnava Sampradaya:
The dhrita or determination that is influenced by raja guna the mode of passion is motivated by desire for rewards and desires for kama or enjoyment and artha or wealth and hopes for dharma or righteousness keeps the impetus activated. For these are the means by which one interacts in life using the mind, senses and physical body; but the rewards that are reaped are only material and temporary. Moksa or liberation form material existence is never able to be achieved if one is motivated for rewards for their actions. So Lord Krishna has confirmed that activities which engage the mind, senses and body for the purpose of recompense and rewards is situated totally in raja guna and although may achieve kama, artha and dharma such activities can never bestow moksa.
Kumara Vaisnava Sampradaya:
Now Lord Krishna describes the dhriti or determination that is influenced by raja guna the mode of passion. The proposed activity which is engaged in for the purpose of reaping the rewards of worldly enjoyments and material possessions, which is executed with the conception that one is the doer and which one is attached to and zealous of such dhriti is undeniably situated in raja guna.