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I want happiness!

Post by Lucas Oliveira » Wed May 18, 2016 3:17 am

I want happiness!

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Re: I want happiness!

Post by SarathW » Wed May 18, 2016 3:21 am

:twothumbsup:
The problem with those words is they can be replaced with anything you want, so it does not make much sense.
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Re: I want happiness!

Post by samseva » Thu May 19, 2016 1:48 am

Yes, that's a very very good comic strip.

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Re: I want happiness!

Post by lilawheel » Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:46 pm

I love that! If I get rid of "I" and "That" then there is only Love.

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Post by TreeSleeper » Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:51 am

I really hate when I see or hear this. It completely denies the others persons suffering in trying to get happiness without giving them any real advice for how to actually get it. It just blames the other person for having "ego" and "wanting". The Buddha might tell this kind of thing to his once-returner noble disciple but to an ordinary person it's just insulting. /rant

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Post by SarathW » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:11 am

It completely denies the others persons suffering in trying to get happiness without giving them any real advice for how to actually get it.
Good point.
Buddha taught many kind of happiness.
Sensual happiness is one of them.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Post by Dhammarakkhito » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:08 pm

SarathW wrote:
It completely denies the others persons suffering in trying to get happiness without giving them any real advice for how to actually get it.
Good point.
Buddha taught many kind of happiness.
Sensual happiness is one of them.
what? no
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Re: I want happiness!

Post by SarathW » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:36 pm

"There are five strands of sense desire. What are these five? Forms cognizable by the eye that are wished for, desirable, agreeable and endearing, bound up with sensual desire and tempting to lust. Sounds cognizable by the ear... odors cognizable by the nose... flavors cognizable by the tongue... tangibles cognizable by the body, that are wished for, desirable, agreeable and endearing, bound up with sense desire, and tempting to lust. These are the five strands of sense desire. The pleasure and joy arising dependent on these five strands of sense desire, that is called sensual pleasure.

"Now, if someone were to say: 'This is the highest pleasure and joy that can be experienced,' I would not concede that. And why not? Because there is another kind of pleasure which surpasses that pleasure and is more sublime. And what is this pleasure? Here, quite secluded from sensual desires, secluded from unwholesome states of mind, a monk enters upon and abides in the first meditative absorption (jhana), which is accompanied by thought conception and discursive thinking and has in it joy and pleasure born of seclusion. This is the other kind of pleasure which surpasses that (sense) pleasure and is more sublime.


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