5 future danges of a monk living in the wilderness

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Future dangers of a monk living in the wilderness:

1. Living alone in the wilderness, there may be predators who will attack, with their venom, so therefore, practice diligently

2. Living alone in the wilderness, one might get ill, therefore, practice diligently

3. Living alone in the wilderness, there may be predators who will attack for your flesh, so therefore, practice diligently

4. Living alone in the wilderness, there may be robbers passing through who will attack, so therefore, practice diligently

5. Living alone in the wilderness, there may be vicious non-human beings (spirits) who will attack, so therefore, practice diligently

(from Anguttara Nikaya 5.77)

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