Selfish desire is found in the senses, mind, and intellect, misleading
them and burying the understanding in delusion. Fight with all your
strength, Arjuna! Controlling your senses, conquer your enemy, the
destroyer of knowledge and realization.
-Bhagavad Gita 3:40-41
Excerpted from The Bhagavad Gita, translated by Eknath Easwaran, 1985.
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