Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 18 - Verse 11

na hi deha-bhrita shakyam tyaktum karmany-asheshatah
yastu karma-phala-tyagi sa tyagity-abhidhiyate

Translation: 

It is impossible for those who have accepted a material body to totally renounce all activities. However, one who renounces the results of his actions is known as a true renunicate.

Translation: 
Commentary: 
If one gives up activities out of bewilderment, considering them to be troublesome, physically taxing or gives up activities out of laziness, then such renunciation is considered false and in the modes of passion and ignorance. Those who are embodied can never give up action. In ancient times as well as in our own, there are many examples of those who have abandoned everything, ran to the Himalayas or to the deserts to escape the world, but again returned to resume a life of sense enjoyment or to perform philanthropic activities. ...continue reading »

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