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His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Karmapa on Timeless Happiness

April 14, 2015

In an article in the Huffington Post, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, asks us what kind of happiness we’re seeking – Emotional Happiness or Timeless Happiness?

Emotional Happiness, Karmapa explains, is temporary by its very nature. Timeless Happiness is quite different.

Timeless Happiness is gained from understanding our own inherent qualities, such as compassion and loving kindness, and gaining wisdom about our true nature. When we reflect on the nature of this type of happiness, we find something unchanging, permanent – and therefore worthwhile to seek.

Read the full article: “What Kind of Happiness Are You Seeking?”

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa