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Lola often ponders this very question, then she remembers it is treats!! (Photo by Jamie)

Buddhism Day by Day: What is the purpose of life?

“What is the purpose of life? It is happiness. But there are two kinds of happiness: relative and absolute. Relative happiness comes in a wide variety of forms. The purpose of Buddhism is to attain Buddhahood. In modern terms, this could be explained as realizing absolute happiness — a state of happiness that can never be destroyed or defeated.”

Credit Daisaku Ikeda for the quote.

Muslim, Optimist, History/Political Science Prof. with no class. An Endurer of SPMS, T1 Diabetes and life.

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