Secluded Ideal Solitude:
They once asked a Bhikkhu just named 'Elder':
How, Venerable Elder, is one living completely alone?
Regarding this, the Elder responded:
All that is past, this one has left all behind!
All that is future, this one has all relinquished!
All that is present now, this one has completely
removed any desire and lust for...
The intelligent, who has conquered all, who understands all,
Who are from all states detached, disengaged, & unsoiled,
Who has given up all, released by the removal of craving,
Such One, I call: 'Living Alone'...
In bad company with one's own greed, anger & confusion,
one is quite far from being alone...!!!
The Grouped Sayings by the Buddha. Samyutta Nikaya II 282-4
Have a nice secluded day!
Friendship is the Greatest *
Bhikkhu Samahita * Sri Lanka :-)
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