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Striving or Seeking? What’s the Difference?

Many people believe that an awakening will make us blissful, joyful, and happy all the time. As if the state of awakening gives you these feelings permanently. They believe that if they follow a teaching just because it’s ancient or revered, it will produce the desired result. But those feelings of happiness and joy are byproducts of awakening, not the actual awakening itself.