The basics are everything!
derived from ego and selfish motivations is temporary and never deeply
satisfying. No matter how good it gets on the outside, be it material
wealth, status, fame, ego gratification like control or power, it is not
fulfilling. These things do not lead us to lasting, authentic happiness, which is happiness from within.
Lasting, authentic happiness is born from consciousness
and it comes from within.
It is who you are.
It is always there.
The pursuit of truth, unconditional love and awareness lead us on the path to fulfillment, joy and lasting happiness, with many spiritual breakthroughs along the way.
In a world that is
so ego driven, staying firmly situated on that authentic path, freer and
freer each day, can be most challenging and lonely. That is why it is
important to stay loyal to the basics.
Level 1 Teachings - The Basics