The followings are 5 methods to generate joy and happiness.
<Conventional Truths> (= Duality)
* Mindful breathing, walking and so on, they enable us to revive
awareness (true self) by stopping thinking and to touch the
wonders of life.
2. Selective watering
* Wholesome mental formations will manifest in mind
consciousness if we water the wholesome seeds in store
* Unwholesome mental formations will be transformed to
wholesome mental formations when we understand the root
cause of unwholesome mental formations (sufferings) through
mindfulness and concentration (deep looking).
<Ultimate Truths> (= Non-duality)
4. Interdependent co-arising (two sides of the same coin)
* If suffering is there, happiness must be there at the same time.
That's because suffering and happiness are interdependent
co-arising in the phenomenal world. In other words, suffering
and happiness are two sides of the same coin. Suffering is no
other than happiness.
* Suffering is impossible in the noumenal world because there
are no notions, nor space and time. (Suffering and happiness
are just notions created by humans.) When we attain
enlightenment, we (awareness) can touch the true nature of
reality and live in the phenomenal world and the noumenal
world at the same time.
☆ If we touch the conventional truth deeply, we can touch the