The Nature of Happiness

I discovered the Dalai Lama’s Facebook Page today. That seems like kind of an odd thing to say and even odder to find, but it also seemed fortuitous as this was on his wall for today:

If indeed the qualities such as love, patience, tolerance, and forgiveness are what happiness consists in, and if it is also true that compassion, defined as concern for others, is both the source and the fruit of these qualities, then the more we are compassionate, the more we provide for our own happiness.

-HH the Dalai Lama

 

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