From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Anasakti, AnAsakti, Anaasakti
- free from attachment
- in yogic philosophy, the state of mind where there is no emotional bondage or investment in the performance of one’s prescribed duties or actions, and where there is no apprehension or worry about success and /or failure, gain or loss, reward or punishment, and where a duty is performed for the sake of duty itself, with the viewing of duty as an act of sanctity and worship, and where the duty or action itself is the incentive for the performing thereof (B. Gītā).