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Concept Of Happiness In Hinduism

The most important concept of happiness in Hinduism is that when the source of our happiness is based on an outside factor, it will end up in suffering. Happiness is never outside but it is within us. The happiness provided by sense objects will perish like dew in the morning. Aim for bliss which cannot be taken away by any external force. There can be no happiness when there is attachment and fear. To be happy many people try to avoid problems. The best option to deal with problems is to confront them rather than avoiding them. Disease, old age, death all these will come anyway. Be prepared to face them. If we are not prepared such issues, become an unbearable mental problem. Achieve bliss while living on earth by gathering true knowledge. We are all seeking something better in life and that something is within us. The word ‘happy’ is derived from the Icelandic word ‘happ’ meaning luck or chance. So, true happiness as per western concept is elusive or ungraspable. But in