What drives us? In our day-to-day activities what drives us is happiness. Happiness is so basic to us that we have rarely attempted to ask this question that what exactly is the happiness? However as time pass and society experience turmoil and tough situations, we tend to address this question on why are we suffering?Why the happiness which is the intrinsic need seems to so rare and impossible? Why the suffering has become predominant over happiness? Such questions has probably led to a systematic study of happiness. The UC Berkely course on happiness address the content related to happiness.
A link to the course: https://ggsc.berkeley.edu/what_we_do/online_courses_tools/the_science_of_happiness
We would like to address the same problem in light of Bhagavatam and Vedic wisdom. What and How the Vedic literature has addressed the same problem? What kind of solution it offers and how does it make sense in the current time? We will post our analysis and understanding here in the further articles.
Jaynarayan, Bangalore, India
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