Can riches buy happiness? Wealth can buy many luxuries, but not happiness. Money cannot buy contentment.
On the surface it seems an odd idea that you could actually be anything other than who you really are. But from the time we can talk, we’re being programmed to “fit in”. We find ourselves conforming in order to please the people we love, and who love us. But sometimes that means that you […]
To be happy one should do one’s duty without attachment to its results. In Gita Lord Krishna teaches this philosophy of Nismam Karm to Arjun. If we are not too anxious about the success or failure of our efforts but are interested in only doing our duty to the best of our ability, we do not become unhappy when the results are not as expected. Doing our duty is under our powers not its results.
Have you ever heard this quote? “There is a wonderful, mystical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind- are always attained by giving them to someone else.” It’s so true, isn’t it? I don’t know who it was who first said those wise words […]