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Krishnamurti - One Definition A Day: On HAPPINESS

Krishnamurti - One Definition A Day
WHAT ARE WE SEEKING?   
Original Title in English
By Author:J. Krishnamurti


Abstract from 'The First and Last Freedom'

WHAT IS IT THAT most of us are seeking? What is it that each one of us wants? Especially in this restless world, where everybody is trying to find some kind of peace, some kind of happiness, a refuge, surely it is important to find out, isn’t it?, what is it that we are trying to seek, what is it that we are trying to discover. Probably most of us are seeking some kind of happiness, some kind of peace; in a world that is ridden with turmoil, wars, contention, strife, we want a refuge where there can be some peace. I think that is what most of us want. So we pursue, go from one leader to another, from one religious organization to another, from one teacher to another.
Now, is it that we are seeking happiness or is it that we are seeking gratification of some kind from which we hope to derive happiness? There is a difference bet…