“Although you may not always be able to avoid difficult situations,you can modify the extent to which you can suffer by how you choose to respond to the situation.” — His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness “Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional… We have bigger houses, but smaller families; More conveniences, but […]

“A genuine, affectionate smile is very important in our day-to-day lives.” ― His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.” ― His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV

“Who am I” — Question No 24: What is happiness? “Happiness is the very nature of the Self; happiness and the Self are not different. There is no happiness in any object of the world. We imagine through our ignorance that we derive happiness from objects. When the mind goes out, it experiences misery. In […]

“But here’s the thing: Happiness doesn’t come from outside. Other people can’t make us happy. Money, objects, possessions, things… none of that can make us happy. Happiness must come from within.” — Rachel Rofe

“One great question underlies our experience, whether we think about it or not: what is the purpose of life?… From the moment of birth every human being wants happiness and does not want suffering. Neither social conditioning nor education nor ideology affects this. From the very core of our being, we simply desire contentment… Therefore, […]