The Quest for Happiness by Dalai Lama

Literature & Life

28-06-2022 • 8 mins

"The Quest for Happiness" is about how people can survive with hope. Its main goal is to find happiness and avoid suffering. The Dalai Lama sheds light on Wealth, which he calls prosperity, Health, and Friendship, which he calls compassion. The Dalai Lama makes it clear that his essay is based on things that have nothing to do with religion. Reading about where happiness comes from is interesting. The essay shows how important secular ethics are and how we can use them in our daily lives. These are morals that both religious and nonreligious people can follow. Here, the Dalai Lama gives suggestions and advice on how to get rid of bad feelings and help people find happiness. In this essay, the Dalai Lama explains why compassion is important and stresses how important it is to have healthy relationships, financial security, and good health all at the same time. But he says that happiness can't really come from things in this world. Rather, the only way to get true satisfaction and ultimate happiness is to find a purpose and keep practising mindfulness.

About Dalai Lama


The 14th Dalai Lama, who is still in power, is the most famous and important Buddhist monk in the world. He is well-known around the world as a religious preacher, a Buddhist scholar, and a spiritual writer. He was born on July 6, 1935, in a small village in Takster, Amdo, north-east Tibet. His family farmed and sold horses. His Holiness became a monk when he was six years old. Lord Gautama Buddha and his ideas have a big impact on him. After Chinese troops brutally put down the Tibetan National Uprising in Lhasa in 1959, His Holiness was forced to leave the country. Since then, he has lived in McLeod Ganj, which is a suburb of Dharamsala in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The Dalai Lama is a peaceful person. In 1989, he was given the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful efforts to free Tibet.


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