Carried Away Headlong


“I cannot tell if what the world considers ‘happiness’ is happiness or not. All I know is that when I consider the way they go about attaining it, I see them carried away headlong, grim and obsessed, in the general onrush of the human herd, unable to stop themselves or to change their direction. All the while they claim to be just on the point of attaining happiness.”

— Zhuangzi (Chuang-Tzu)

via Goodreads | Quote by Chuang-Tzu: “I cannot tell if what the world considers ‘happi…”.

Of course, on such a perfect summer day as today, with bright blue skies and low humidity, after delicious yoga yesterday morning and afternoon, while lounging about, it is quite easy to be “carried away headlong” in the wisdom of the Taoist master. Enjoy the support of the season!

About Richard Hudak

I am Senior Adjunct Faculty in Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and I have been a practitioner of Anusara™ yoga. I have completed 200 hours of teacher training within its diaspora community, consistent with its philosophy and alignment principles.
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