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Loneliness can feel gut-wrenchingly awful, as though something, or someone, is missing. Aloneness feels like just the opposite – nothing is missing, no one is needed, we are complete. Loneliness is a negative state of mind. Aloneness is positive. How do we get from one to the other? “It is something...

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Knowing Oneself Is the Only Richness

Knowing oneself is the only richness. Lost in loneliness, we feel like beggars. Finding our aloneness, we become buddhas. “The individual is a fiction – the whole cosmos is a reality. We are just dewdrops on lotus leaves, very beautiful in the early morning sun. But a small breeze comes...