The Nine Types of Renunciation (Navadha Tyaga) leading to Mukti, based on the teachings of the Gita are as follows:
- Renunciation of actions forbidden by the scriptures. (16.23-24)
- Renunciation of lust, anger, greed, fear, likes and dislikes and jealousy. (3.34, 16.21)
- Spurning of procrastination in Sadhana for the search of Truth (12.09)
- Giving up the feeling of pride of possession of knowledge, detachment, devotion, wealth, and charitable deeds (15.05, 16.01-04)
- Rejection of selfish motives and attachment to the fruits of all works. (2.51, 3.09, 4.20, and 6.10)
- Renunciation of the feeling of doership in all undertakings (12.13, 18.53).
- Giving up the thoughts of using the Lord to fulfill selfish material desires. (2.43, 7.17)
- Spurning of all attachments to material objects such as a house, wealth, position and power (12.19, 13.09)
- Sacrifice of wealth, prestige, and even life for a noble cause and protection of righteousness (Dharma) (2.32, 4.28).