My Lord,

Is it possible to have happiness

In this world?

"Definitely, My child.

I would not have created this world

If I could not create happiness

In this world.

"My child,

There are two kinds of happiness:

Happiness real

And happiness unreal.

"When the real in you

Pleases Me in My own Way,

That happiness is real.

"When the unreal in you

Pleases you in your own way,

That happiness is unreal.

"Do you want to know how

You can know the real happiness

From the unreal happiness?

"When you are really happy,

You are satisfied within,

Divinely and supremely.

"When you are unreally happy,

You get no sense of satisfaction

Either in your inner life

Or in your outer life." ```

From:Sri Chinmoy,Morning prayers. Poems on war, Agni Press, 1992
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