Daily Wisdom / Zen

The Purpose of Human Life

book coverThe purpose of human life is not to be happy, although we certainly all want that; the purpose of human life is to awaken to who really are. The more we are in touch with who we really are, the closer we are to living from genuine happiness. As we learn to reside in our present-moment experience, we gradually discover that our true nature of connectedness is without bounds.

From Beyond Happiness: The Zen Way to True Contentment by Ezra Bayda, page 158

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