Minding Your Own Happiness

HH the Dalai Lama on the left with Matthieu Ricard on the right
HH the Dalai Lama on the left with Matthieu Ricard on the right

It is the mind that translates good and bad circumstances into happiness or misery. So happiness comes with the purging of mental toxins, such as hatred, compulsive desire, arrogance and jealousy, which literally poison the mind. It also requires that one cease to distort reality and that one cultivate wisdom.

Matthieu Ricard

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