Worldly Happiness is possible!
The Blessed Buddha once said:
When gradually developing the contemplation of
one gradually overcomes the false perception of pleasure
He once convinced a pedantic disputant by this cut-to-the-bone explanation:
what do you think, is any material form, is any feeling,
is any perception, is any mental construction, and is any consciousness,
always permanent, or
Venerable Gotama, they are all always
If all these things
always are impermanent, are they then pleasurable, or
they then disappointing and painful? Are they then happiness or
Venerable Gotama, then they are all painful, then they are all
Aggivessana, what do you think,
when one searches for
what is suffering,
clings to what is suffering,
resorts to what is suffering, holds on to what
is suffering and regards
what is suffering as: "This is mine, this I am,
this is my self..."
can one then ever come to understand suffering,
ever be freed from all suffering?
How could one ever Master Gotama, no never Master
Source: MN I 
At Savatthi the Venerable Radha asked the
Sir, one says: Suffering!! What, Venerable Sir, is suffering?
Form, Radha, is suffering, feeling is suffering, perception is
mental constructions are suffering, consciousness is suffering...!
Understanding this, Bhikkhu, a well instructed Noble Disciple
disgust towards form, disgust towards feeling, disgust towards
disgust towards mental construction, and disgust towards
Experiencing disgust, he becomes disillusioned! Through disillusion
his mind is
released. When it is released, he instantly knows: This mind is
he understands: Extinguished is this rebirth, this Noble Life is all
done is what should be done, there is no state of being beyond
23:15 III [196.1]
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