Happiness is the Truth

“Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth” — Pharrell Williams, in the song Happy. Coming home from errands today, this song was on the radio. In a curious way, there is truth to the lyrics – not that thinking about happiness makes it truth, but that happiness, in its pure sense, arises in the anandamaya kosha or bliss body. This is also known as the causal body or by the abbreviation Ritam, referring to a Sanskrit phrase that means “that consciousness that accepts only truth.” Beneath the emotions, mind and intellect, being established there brings both happiness and … Continue Reading…