|Canto 11: General History||Chapter 25: The Three Modes of Nature and Beyond|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.25.9
krodhādyais tamasā yutam
puruṣam — a person; sattva-saḿyuktam — endowed with the mode of goodness; anumīyāt — can be deduced; śama-ādibhiḥ — by his qualities of sense control and so on; kāma-ādibhiḥ — by lust and so on; rajaḥ-yuktam — one who is in the mode of passion; krodha-ādyaiḥ — by anger and so on; tamasā — with the mode of ignorance; yutam — one who is endowed.
A person exhibiting qualities such as self-control is understood to be predominantly in the mode of goodness. Similarly, a passionate person is recognized by his lust, and one in ignorance is recognized by qualities such as anger.
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