Sadhguru

Sadhguru Quotes About Happiness

“When your happiness is dependant upon what is happening outside of you, constantly you live as a slave to the external situation.”

“If you know how to keep yourself pleasant within, irrespective of what is happening around you, Ultimate Liberation cannot be denied to you.”

“The only reason why you are unhappy is because you are trying to be happy.”

“If you use any external activity to create an inner situation, you naturally get enslaved to that external activity, and that becomes the condition for your joy. That’s the basis of your slavery and bondage; unless you change that, you will never know joy as a way of being.”

“Whenever you are happy, the real source of happiness is within you. It bubbles up. It is just that you are looking for an external stimulus to make you happy.”

“Your intelligence is so deeply entangled with the social identification that you have taken on, your brains are not working in line with the life within you; it is working against your own life. That is the source of misery.”

“Positive thinking is about trying to escape reality. It’s about wanting to look at one side of life, and missing out on another. You may ignore the other, but the other will not ignore you. Right now, you can choose to ignore a black cloud in the sky, but it’s not going to ignore you.”

“Only when you are truly happy, you can be concerned about somebody. When you are unhappy you are only concerned about yourself.”

“With every single action, consciously or unconsciously, people are trying to be happy. So one way, in this level of living, in this dimension of existence, happiness is the goal of everything that man is doing. But if you look at life, we have done so much in this world for our happiness. But all we have ended up with is creating more and more comfort and convenience-but not happiness.”

“Your joy keeps crashing down repeatedly. It doesn’t matter how many times you think ‘This is it’, it keeps falling down simply because you don’t understand the mechanics of it.”

“If you are joyful, whatever you do you will do it to the hilt because you have nothing to hold back, nothing to fear, isn’t it?”

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