Our desires are endless. It is like this. If a huge crack appears in the earth and then we try to fill it by pouring water in it, the crack will never be full.
Each fulfillment of a desire breeds two things – another desire and pain. Yes pain. Suffering. We think by fulfilling our desires we will attain pleasure. Sadly that is not the case.
Pleasure is a by product of effort and expectation. And pleasure is like a bubble. It bursts on slightest change in condition.
When we detach ourselves from worldly things, inner joy is felt. This joy is a natural state of ours. We discover it, we find it at the base of the mind…