Who can do
it? U can!
Urge, incite and teach yourself by yourself!
Examine and evaluate yourself using yourself!
be aware of yourself, inside yourself!
and you will come to live in
For self is the master of self.
For self is the protector of self.
For self is the saviour of self.
Control therefore yourself by taming,
just like one who has bought a wild horse!
Full of Joy, content and satisfied, the Noble friend
with perfect confidence in the Teaching of the Buddha,
will reach the place of
pure Peace, the unconditional and
unconditioned sameness of
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