the natural right of every human being to
be happy – to escape all the miseries of
Happiness is the normal condition, as natural as the
landscapes and the seasons.
unnatural to suffer and it is only because of our
ignorance that we do suffer.
is the product of
wisdom, to comprehend fully
the purpose of life, to realize completely the
relationship of human beings to each other, is to
put an end to all suffering, to escape every ill and
evil that afflicts us.
Perfect wisdom is unshadowed
we suffer in life?
Because in the scheme of nature we are being forced
forward in evolution and we lack the spiritual
illumination that alone can light the way and enable us
to move safely among the obstacles that lie before us.
Usually we do not even see or suspect the presence of
trouble until it suddenly leaps upon us like a concealed
tiger. One day our family circle is complete and happy.
A week later death has come and gone and joy is replaced
Today we have a friend. Tomorrow he will be an enemy and
we do not
know why. A little while ago we had wealth and all