Sadhguru explains how the process of desire is continuous. We are always in search of our well-being through day-to-day action. Major life changes do not necessarily improve our wellbeing, but through Inner Engineering, we can learn to take the same daily actions with different mindsets in order to improve overall wellbeing.
Sadhguru: The moment we are born as human beings, somehow our lives got complicated. (Laughs) If we had come here as any other creature on this planet, life would be very simple – eating… eating, sleeping, reproducing and dying one day. Now we have to do all those things, but after doing all those things we find somehow it’s not enough. Isn’t it so? Yes? Once you come as a human being somehow all these are compulsory in many ways people have to do these things but these processes of survival even after they are complete somehow a human being is still not complete. He wants to be soething more than what he is right now. This longing is endlessly going on. Finding expressions in so many different ways but all the time human being is in pursuit of something more than what he is right now. Somehow where you are right now wherever you may be is not enough. You want to be little more than what you are right now. Isn’t it? Isn’t it so? ? If you know only money, maybe you are thinking of little more money. If you know only pleasure, maybe little more pressure. Power, little more power. Whatever it maybe, whatever your currency maybe, but everybody is wanting to be little more than what they are right now. The process of desiring is continuously going on. So this longing of well-being, because ultimately everything that you’re doing is in search of your well-being – whether you are going to work or you are going to the bar or you’re going to the temple or you are go… you are getting married or you are having children, you are studying in university – everything is fundamentally your well-being. Isn’t it so? Yes? Different people may have different ideas about well-being. Somebody thinks if they can eat twice a day, that’s well-being. For somebody else, that’s not well-being, isn’t it? Our ideas of well-being maybe different but every human being, consciously or unconsciously, constantly in search of his well-being, isn’t it?
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