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Posted by Raunak Mahajan on September 17, 2012

A wonderful post by Vanessa, reminding us that we are the masters of our happiness. The power to seek the truth lies within, hence no outsider can dig it out for us. Enjoy!

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Mr. Modern Invention, that tricky bastard, makes us believe that suffering is an easy fix.  Countless gadgets have been delivered to us so that we will never be hungry, never be bored, never be lonely, lost, dirty or without a pre-recorded fart sound (yes, there’s an app for that).  We employ all of these material and virtual inventions, wondering how we ever survived without them; and still, we suffer.

Why is that?  I mean, with all of these gadgets, shouldn’t life be perfect?  Or at least be close to it?  Life should at least be sort of easy, right?

But it’s not.

It’s not.

Life is not easy.

And no matter what the next latest-greatest promises, life will not become easier once we invest in it.  The end of suffering is not available in stores.  The end of suffering is available only deep inside ourselves.  And once we think we…

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4 Responses to “”

  1. you are my superhero today!!!!!! 🙂

  2. No shortage of thoughts on suffering here. 😉
    That was a great post, though!

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