Is happiness a pursuit or discovery? From our own experience on the path we know that happiness is not a pursuit but our very nature. But, our life experiences are enriched by the opposites. Existence of misery makes us value happiness. Failure makes us value achievement. Hardships make us value comfort. Losses in relationship make us value the people in our lives. Gurudev says, “Life is a combination of abilities and grace. Self-effort and grace both are needed in life.” There aren’t too many films that embrace and depict the opposite flavors of living, just as well as this classic 2006 film made iconic by exceptional performances from Will Smith and Jade Smith.
For many, the most unforgettable is the last scene when Gardner is standing in a milieu, trying to fight back tears, having secured the one shot he desperately wanted from life, after going through series of failures and humiliation piled up one above the other. But is this really the best scene of the film?
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Feel Grateful And Be Happy
Teens & Kids
Q & A ith Gurudev
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The Song of the Divine
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