Spiritual Friendship

(Ananda was the Buddha’s cousin, and one of his earliest disciples……)

”One day Ananda, who had been thinking deeply about things for a while, turned to the Buddha and exclaimed…

‘Lord, I have been thinking – Spiritual Friendship is at least half of spiritual life!’

The Buddha replied, ‘Say not so, Ananda, say not so. Spiritual Friendship is the whole of spiritual life!’

Samyutta Nikaya, Verse 2

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