The Buddha told his followers to “walk alone like a rhinoceros” – but he told this to people living intimately in community. What does it mean to stand alone? How do we do this together? What is true solitude? We live so close to others that it can be hard to know what one truly desires and what is added by those around us. There is a sacred aloneness in which we can stand firmly in the midst of all things, and we discover this side by side.
Listen to: Alone, Together Sallie Jiko Tisdale 10/13/2013