To be happy is your true obligation to yourself
2015/12/03 Leave a comment
I wonder, is ‘happiness’ necessary? Paraphrasing the Tibetan Buddhists, they say that, we all have “entitlement issues” when we think that we *ought to* be happy, or that we’re entitled to be happy. For instance, Pema Chodron asked, where is that written? Show me where the wisdom traditions promised you, that you would get to be happy..
Let´s make it clear:
No tradition, no dogma or authority can ever point to what Happiness is.
That because Happiness is Aliveness, that is, something that cannot be either
labeled or “derived from”.
Doubtlessly, most of us have “entitlement issues” – but that is not the issue here.
The fact is that everybody answers according to his conditioning which they
take for “truth”.
The question is:
How can we ever find something objectively, if we are prejudiced by
other people´s premises? Are we to believe any authority if we engage
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