English_Master February 19, 2016 No Comments
LEARN WHERE TO LOOK FOR HAPPINESS The morning sun was accompanied by a cool breeze. The rain overnight had soaked the earth. Crimson rays of the rising sun played on patches of water to create a riot of col­ours on the ground. Chirping birds sang in chorus. Butterflies flitted about in step with the song of the birds. It was a mix of wonderful sights and sounds. A bird invited me to its world of melody. Why is love a stranger in our lives? Where is the urge to overcome separation in love? When physically apart, we can feel the separation – we pine for the loved one who is far away. At the spiritual level, however, physicalities do not matter. At this level, you do not have to strive to become one, for you are one. The urge to become one at the physical level alone is a great source of unhappiness. A young man once asked me: “Is it possible to be happy in this competitive world? It appears that we succeed only when we cheat others. Can one really build a happy life on a foundation of distrust?” An Indian maxim goes like this: “However hard you search in the mouth of a crow, you will...
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