18.86 The wise man has the joy of being complete in himself and without possessions, acting as
he pleases, free from duality and rid of doubts, and without attachment to any creature.
18.87 The wise man excels in being without the sense of me. Earth, a stone or gold are the
same to him. The knots of his heart have been rent asunder, and he is freed from greed and
18.88 Who can compare with that contented, liberated soul who pays no regard to anything
and has no desire left in his heart?
18.89 Who but the upright man without desire knows without knowing, sees without seeing and
speaks without speaking?
18.90 Beggar or king, he excels who is without desire, and whose opinion of things is rid of
good and bad.