One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master, was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."
The Almighty Dollar? There is no money in what I do. I get a social security check every month and some food stamps. I have three credit cards amounting for $1800. I get along with the one's I live with. By the end of the month I usually break even. It's been this way for seven years now. The purpose for my money is to keep my health good and my mind strong. That's all.
all hapiness is a emotion same as sadness ...all emotion are from same and equal source ..the polluted energy that causes existance so is still the same as sadness in Buddhism .......................but ofcause in human culture , drinking beer with girls is joy but that just human culture .