18.51 The spontaneous unassumed behaviour of the wise is noteworthy, but not the deliberate,
intentional stillness of the fool.
18.52 The wise who are rid of imagination, unbound and with unfettered awareness may enjoy
themselves in the midst of many goods, or alternatively go o3 to mountain caves.
18.53 There is no attachment in the heart of a wise man whether he sees or pays homage to a
learned Brahmin, a celestial being, a holy place, a woman, a king or a friend.
18.54 A yogi is not in the least put out even when humiliated by the ridicule of servants, sons,
wives, grandchildren or other relatives.
18.55 Even when pleased he is not pleased, not suffering even when in pain. Only those like him
can know the wonderful state of such a man.