Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 17 - Verse 28

ashraddhaya hutam dattam tapas taptam kritam ca yat
asad ity-ucyate partha na ca tat pretya no iha

Translation: 

O Partha, any sacrifice, austerity, charity or activity that is performed without faith is known as asat – false. Such activities bear no auspicious results in this world or the next.

Translation: 
Commentary: 
One who acts whimsically never achieves happiness or perfection in this life or the next. One should therefore perform all austerities, sacrifice and acts of charity in the mode of goodness as prescribed in Bhagavad-gita, for passion and ignorance simply drag one down to the lower stages of consciousness. Herein, it is stated that in ancient times all acts and injunctions of the Vedas were accompanied with the words, om tat sat, indicating the Absolute Truth, the Supreme Person, Shri Krishna. This practice however is no longer in vogue in Kali-yuga. ...continue reading »

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