Finding true happiness

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A talk given at the Tushita Meditation Center in Dharamsala, India on October 23, 2005.

The search for happiness

  • History of Tushita Meditation Centre and memories of Lama Yeshe, the founder
  • Looking for happiness in the external world can never bring us the peace and contentment we seek
  • Happiness does not exist within objects, people or places

Contentment and Happiness 01 (download)

Finding the source

  • Discovering the true source of our happiness and suffering
  • Questioning what we believe
  • Discriminating between correct views and false views

Contentment and Happiness 02 (download)

Questions and answers part one

  • Goals and development of Sravasti Abbey
  • The future of Buddhism?
  • Advice for maintaining a regular practice
  • Sampling different spiritual traditions

Contentment and Happiness Q&A 01 (download)

Questions and answers part two

  • Dealing with anger
  • Intimate relationships and the spiritual path
  • Countering attachment in the moment

Contentment and Happiness Q&A 02 (download)

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