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  1. IJSingh

    Sikhism The Fragmented Self And Chardi Kalaa

    My alternative title for this essay would have been “Think Death – But Why?” But I stepped away from it because it might have fostered a black mood. That’s not my goal since I hope for a more optimistic stance of life – the essence of Charhdi Kalaa, a core value of Sikhi. All life runs on two...
  2. Aman Singh

    The Science Of Happiness: Why Complaining Is Literally Killing You

    Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes the cerebral clockwork to click into place, and in this fluid flow of thought we find an epiphany rising to the surface. One such point for me...
  3. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Lakh Khushiyan Patshaiyan

    This month we’re celebrating the 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of SPN. Most of us are familiar with the shabad “Lakh Khushiyan Patshaian” which is frequently sung at happy occasions. It is probably the most requested shabad of all! I thought it would be good to use this occasion to explore this...
  4. A

    The Ten Methods Of Meditating On The World That Can Lead To Happiness And Fulfillment

    This is a small portion of passages from a series of ancient 6th century AD Chinese texts known as, "The Jesus Sutras". Read: The Christians were from Persia and belong to the Nestorian Church - Assyrian Church of the East. Scholars say that they took with them a variety of canonical and...
  5. Harry Haller

    Happiness Is Not An Aeroplane, It Is Hukam

    Gurfateh A few months ago, I realised that my happiness seemed to ebb and flow depending largely on external circumstances. Food made me happy, Sex made me extremely happy, not worrying about bills, closing the shop, having enough money, I was literally an aeroplane being handed over from...
  6. BaljinderS

    Incidental Happiness

    This incident is of the period when I was in a job, long ago. One of my colleagues, a Sikh gentleman, was denied promotion despite being very hardworking, sincere and, in my opinion, the most deserving of all. Visibly glum and shattered, one morning, when he was sharing his agony with me, he...
  7. Harry Haller

    Happiness Is

    I read this today, I just wanted to share it What makes a person happy? What makes them content? What makes it possible to sit, wrapped around a cup of coffee in the still of the early morning, before the kids roll out of bed, and not want more than what you have at that very moment...
  8. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Psychologist Produces The First-Ever 'World Map Of Happiness'

    Psychologist Produces The First-Ever 'World Map Of Happiness' Science Daily — A University of Leicester psychologist has produced the first ever 'world map of happiness.' Adrian White, an analytic social psychologist at the University's School of Psychology, analysed data published by...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Happiness, Philosophy And Science

    Happiness, Philosophy and Science By GARY GUTTING The Stone is featuring occasional posts by Gary Gutting, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, that apply critical thinking to information and events that have appeared in the news: Philosophy was the origin of...
  10. spnadmin

    Taoism The Tao Of Perfect Happiness

    by LIVIA KHON, Ph.D. The Chuang-tzu (Zhuangzi) is the second major text of the Taoist tradition. It was compiled in the third century B.C.E. and follows in the footsteps of the best known and oldest of all Taoist texts, the Tao-te-ching (Daode jing, Book of the Tao and Its Potency), known by...
  11. spnadmin

    Festivals Vaisakhi: Sikhs Celebrate Life, Liberty, The Pursuit Of Happiness

    Satpal SinghInterfaith Committee of the World Sikh Council GET UPDATES FROM SATPAL SINGH Like Vaisakhi: Sikhs Celebrate Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness As I write this, the airwaves are abuzz with the trembling and choking voice of a Libyan woman, who is putting her life at...
  12. Archived_Member16

    General Spirituality Is Key To Kids' Happiness, Study Suggests

    Spirituality Is Key To Kids' Happiness, Study Suggests ScienceDaily — New study suggests spirituality, not religious practices, determine how happy children are. To make children happier, we may need to encourage them to develop a strong sense of personal worth, according to Dr. Mark Holder...
  13. K

    Campus Of Happiness: Baba Aya Singh College

    Campus of Happiness: Baba Aya Singh College by NIRUPAMA DUTT Nirupama Dutt comes back impressed after visiting a college which is an exceptional experiment in education for rural girls in a state where female foeticide is rampant and sex ratio lowest in the country Harpreet Kaur, 18, of...
  14. spnadmin

    Top 10 Things Religiouos Leaders Say About Happiness

    One of the things that most irritated me about Sunday school -- and there were many, including the fact that I had to wear tights, keep quiet and not ask why God wasn't a girl -- is that we were told, however covertly, that happiness was selfish. Religion, I came to believe, was all about...
  15. Aman Singh

    Opinion Happiness Comes With Age

    Happiness Comes With Age by NICHOLAS BAKALAR budhaa ho-aa saykh fareed kamban lagee dayh. jay sa-o vareh-aa jeevnaa bhee tan hosee khayh. ||41|| Sheikh Farid has grown old, and his body has begun to tremble. Even if he could live for hundreds of years, his body will...
  16. spnadmin

    Happiness: What Does It Mean To Receive?

    Happiness: What does it mean to receive? Anne Naylor: What Does It Mean To Receive? Do you find it easier to give, than to receive? Do you ever have difficulty asking for what you want, because you don't want to be rejected? Do you fear the future because you won't get what you need to...
  17. Aman Singh

    Sikhism True Happiness

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  18. Archived_Member16

    Compassion For Our Fellow Human Beings Is The Key To Happiness

    source: http://www.{censored}/Compassion+fellow+human+beings+happiness/2037550/story.html Compassion for our fellow human beings is the key to happiness By The Dalai Lama, Special to the Sun - September 25, 2009 One great question underlies our experience, whether we...
  19. V

    Acceptance Is The Way To Happiness

    ACCEPTANCE IS THE WAY TO HAPPINESS ABSTRACT Happiness is an ecstatic state of mind, inherently subjective, it depends mainly on acceptance. What keeps us constantly struggling with the life is the attitude of non-acceptance, of not trusting the basic process of life unfolding. Prayer and...
  20. V

    Acceptance Is The Way To Happiness

    ACCEPTANCE IS THE WAY TO HAPPINESS ABSTRACT Happiness is an ecstatic state of mind, inherently subjective, it depends mainly on acceptance. What keeps us constantly struggling with the life is the attitude of non-acceptance, of not trusting the basic process of life unfolding. Prayer and...
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