Archives for Thought

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  In Part 1, we discussed the evolution of happiness in western thought, and its effect on western culture. In part 2, we re-examined the definitions of happiness and tried to understand the relationship between science and happiness. Now, in part 3, we will learn about happiness in the teachings of Islam. Islam is the religion that is more than a religion; it is the religion that is a complete way of ...
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Part 1 of Happiness in Islam discussed the evolution of happiness in western thought and its effect on western culture. In part 2 we will re-examine the definitions of happiness and talk about the relationship between science and happiness and how this in turn relates to the teachings of Islam. The Merriam Webster online dictionary defines happiness as a state of well being or contentment, a pleasurable or satisfying experience. Philosophers ...
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It's the holy month of Ramadan, be happy. Even though happiness is perhaps one of the most important things in life, science still can not explain much about it. Its concept itself is elusive. Is it an idea, emotion, virtue, philosophy, ideal, or is it just programmed in the genes? There is no agreed upon definition for it, yet still everyone seems to be selling happiness these days - drug dealers, ...
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Chapter 1- Wrong thinking is the only problem in life. Chapter 2- Right knowledge is the ultimate solution to all our problems. Chapter 3- Selflessness is the only way to progress & prosperity. Chapter 4- Every act can be an act of prayer. Chapter 5- Renounce the ego of individuality & rejoice in the bliss of infinity. Chapter 6- Connect to the Higher consciousness daily. Chapter 7- Live what you learn. Chapter 8- Never give up on ...
'Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be'. So said Abraham Lincoln. It is not what happens to us in life that determines our happiness so much as how we react to what happens. Being happy is not always easy. It may take all the determination, persistence and self - discipline that we can muster. Maturity means taking responsibility for our happiness and choosing to ...
In present scenario, most of us are leading a fast paced life with a lot of running- running from home to workplace, from workplace to market, from market to home etc., finding no time for ourselves. Lives becoming more and more monotonous and people loosing their charm and unnecessary desperation creeping in. We have to remind ourselves that Lord has sent us in his creation to be happy and to spread happiness ...
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