Clinging to Possessions
always entails Misery!
encouraged relinquishing possessions thereby ending suffering:
Those who are greedy, and needy for cherished things, cannot ever end grief,
sorrow, and miserliness.
security the recluse therefore
all possessions, and wanders forth into homelessness. Dwelling
secluded in senses, he finds it
to show himself anywhere..
Not dependent upon anything, the sage finds nothing pleasant, or unpleasant.
Neither possessiveness, nor lamentation,
nor what is seen, heard, or thought
clings to his mind, just as water cannot ever cling to a lotus-leaf...
More on Clinging
which is an intensified quite painful form of craving:
What are the
5 Clusters of Clinging,