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Want to Be Happier? Jettison Expectations.

Lessons from Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was spiritually omnivorous. He sampled many religious delicacies, from Christianity to Islam, but it was the Hindu Bhagavad Gita that reliably satisfied his hunger.

The spiritual poem opens with Prince Arjuna, a great warrior, poised for battle. But he’s lost his nerve. Not only is he weary of bloodshed, he’s…

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Eric Weiner

Eric Weiner

Philosophical Traveler. Recovering Malcontent. Author of four books, including my latest: “The Socrates Express.”

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