What is Happiness? Where is Happiness? (Post No.3592)

Compiled by London swaminathan

 

Date: 31 JANUARY 2017

 

Time uploaded in London:-  6-04 am

 

Post No. 3592

 

 

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Following verses are available in Sanskrit literature. The verses and the proverbs are the summary of our ancient wisdom.

 

1.Santosah kartavyah/ Contentment to be had

 

Svadaaraa–With one’s own wife

Bhojana–In eating

Dhana–With one’s own wealth

 

Santosastrishu kartavyah svadare bhojane dhane

Subaashita ratna bhaandaagaaram

 

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2.Aagame sukh am, nirgame praanasankatam/ Happiness during association , sorrow in separation 

Adhikaaram–Rulership

Garbham–Pregnancy

Vittam–Wealth

Svaanamaithuna–Copulation of dogs

 

Adhikaram ca garbham ca Vitaminwater ca svaanamaithunam

Agame sukhamapnoti nirgame praanasankatam

 

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3.Types of Bliss

Visayaananda–Worldly happiness

Yogaananda–Bliss through yoga

Advaitananda–Non dual bliss

Videhaananda–Bliss beyond body

Brahmaananda–Supreme bliss

 

Vishaye yoganandau dwavadvaitananda Eva ca

Videhanando vikyata brahmanandasca pancamaah

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4.Dance is the climax of delight –Granthasthagaathegaaku

5.To reside in the same place for long, is unconducive to pleasure Mahabharata 3-36-36

6.Whom does not soothing speech console? Bharata Manjari

 

7.If contented, who then is rich or poor? Vairagya Sataka.53

 

8.The wise must make others happy – that itself is the worship of the Divine

(santosam janayepraajnaah tadaiva Isvara puujanam)-Sanskrit Proverb

 

9.No wealth equal to Happiness – Pancatantra 2-162

(santosa tulyam dhanamasti naanyat)

 

10.The happy achieve, the weeping scorch others—Sanskrit Proverb

(hasadbhih kriyate karma rudadbhih paripacyate)

 

–subham–

 

 

 

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