Our pursuit of the comforts is so vigorous that the very life of the planet is being threatened. Yet, it cannot be said that we are any happier than our forefathers. This is because people are trying to create an outwardly perfect life. But the quality of our lives is based upon our interiority.
Additional information/ Source: BHA. RA. THA- The Rhythm of a Nation, page 73
If all the insects on the planet die, life on this planet has a little more than twenty years before everything disappears. If the worms on this planet die tomorrow morning., the life upon this planet has only eight years left. But if you and I disappear, the planet will flourishExpand ⇕
If with every single act that you do, you create what you care for, then whatever you get or do not get, your life is beautiful.Expand ⇕
We are the only creature on the planet which has the freedom to shape its own life. It's this freedom which human beings are suffering. If one is suffering bondages then it's not a problem. If one is suffering freedom then it's a disasterExpand ⇕
The way we are treating half the humanity on the planet, it looks like we are hell's angels... we have left a large part of the human population in physical pain. Pain of hunger, disease, and injury.Expand ⇕
In terms of Life, Happiness means that your life energies are happening in a more exuberant way than it normally happens. Depression means your life energy has become low & staid.Expand ⇕