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Ian Paul Marshall —  September 30, 2010

Happiness Is the purpose of life

Happiness Is The Purpose of Life

The Dalai Lama believes the purpose of life is happiness.

He believes this so much that in the very first line of the first chapter of his book The Art of Happiness the Dalai Lama says this about happiness, “I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness.”

If that wasn’t straight to the point I don’t know what is.

He goes on to say this about purpose and happiness, “Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think that the very motion of our life is towards happiness…” Continue Reading…

Mr. Happiness The Rapping Monk

Here’s a happiness newsflash.

This just in…

The Buddhist Channel reports that, “A Japanese Buddhist monk is getting down with rap music. Kansho Tagai, aka Happiness Kansho or Mr Happiness, learned to rap at the age of 47, and the shaven-headed chief monk of Tokyo’s Kyooji temple is doing a pretty good job of opening the religious doors to young fans. (video below)

Mr. Happiness Rapping Buddhist Monk

Here’s some of the happy monks lyrics…“I came to this world to help you out of suffering. My name is Shaka Munibutsu (Gautama Siddhartha). Say baby, listen to me. Everyone’s my cute baby. I’m here to help you out of suffering and pain.. .”

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