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Dancing with the Situation

Dancing to the music of life is living with the four seasons, to use the metaphor of how a plant grows throughout the year. This is the idea of lalita, a Sanskrit term that means “dance.” We might also translate lalita as “dancing with the situation.” Situations inspire you, rather than you create situations.

From “The Myth of Happiness,” in Work, Sex, Money: Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness, pages 32 to 33.


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