Chapter 18: Conclusion-The Perfection of Renunciation
sauryam tejo dhrtir daksyam
yuddhe capy apalayanam
danam isvara-bhavas ca
ksatram karma svabhava-jam
sauryam—heroism; tejah—power; dhrtih—determination; daksyam—resourcefulness; yuddhe—in battle; ca—and; api—also; apalayanam—not fleeing; danam—generosity; isvara—leadership; bhavah—nature; ca—and ksatram-ksatriya; karma—duty; svabhava-jam—born of his own nature.
Heroism, power, determination, resourcefulness, courage in battle, generosity, and leadership are the qualities of work for the ksatriyas.