The True Sources of Happiness

Bodhinatha describes how harmonious relationships are maintained in grihastha life, in which the natural state is to be surrounded by family and friends. These relationships are important and help us to live a happy dharmic life, but problems arise when we are depending on others to make us happy. This dependency on others for our happiness is a false concept, which Bodhinatha clears up in a beautiful statement about how true happiness is found within oneself.

Photo of  Gurudeva
There is a way of being remorseful, showing shame, being humble, of resolving situations when they do go wrong so that you can truly "get on with life" and not be bound by emotionally saturated memories of the past.
—Gurudeva