अनपेक्षः शुचिर्दक्ष उदासीनो गतव्यथः।
सर्वारम्भपरित्यागी यो मद्भक्तः स मे प्रियः।।12.16।।
।।12.16।। जो अपेक्षारहित? शुद्ध? दक्ष? उदासीन? व्यथारहित और सर्वकर्मों का संन्यास करने वाला मेरा भक्त है? वह मुझे प्रिय है।।
The word anapeksah or indifference means aloof to external objects being solely attracted to the atma or eternal soul within. Sucih or purity means sustaining the body by nourishing oneself by sanctified foods as ordained in the Vedic scriptures. Daksah or expert means proficiency in performing the Vedic injunctions and ordinances. Udasinah or unconcerned means uninterested in matters that are not eternal. Gata-vyathah or free from agitation means unaffected by experiencing the dualities of pleasure and pain, joy and grief , etc. while performing ones Vedic enjoined duties. Parityagi or fully renounced means one who has given up all endeavours unconnected to the Supreme Lord Krishna is very dear to Him.