BG Chap 18 - Tyāga in the mode of passion

One who gives up prescribed duties as troublesome, or from thinking that they are an unnecessary inconvenience for the body, performs tyāga in the mode of passion. If out of fear of bodily pain such as having difficulties to obtain the materials for sacrifice or disliking the discomfort of a morning bath, one renounces prescribed actions, even though knowing such actions performed without desire is a cause of liberation, his tyāga is in rajas. This is because discomfort is the quality of the mode of passion. Whether problems arise from our work, business or family, the mode of passion pushes us to avoid those difficulties. Such a person will not attain steadiness in jñana, which is the result of performance of the action. One who is in Kṛṣṇa consciousness should not give up earning money out of fear that he is performing fruitive activities. If by working one can engage his money in Kṛṣṇa consciousness, or if by rising early in the morning one can advance his transcendental Kṛṣṇa consciousness, one should not desist out of fear or because such activities are considered troublesome.