Nicolae Tanase: Simon, what is the meaning of life?
Simon Chokoisky: The meaning of life is… to live your dharma.
Dharma is a word that means “natural law” – living according to your “design.” Many people have heard of karma but few understand this word dharma – and that’s a pity, because dharma erases karma. That is, when you live your purpose, when you align with your divine design, you slip and parry the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune like a boxer slips punches – with little effort and with easy grace. You reach your goal – happiness – with far less struggle and frustration.
I have spent the last 10 years studying dharma, and am convinced that this is the key our collective happiness, whether we live in India or Indiana, Africa or America.
~Simon Chokoisky is the author of the popular books The 5 Dharma Types and Sex, Love, & Dharma, as well as the forthcoming Secrets of the Sacred and Winning With Jyotisha , both due in 2017. A pioneer using Vedic astrology and Dharma Typing to help clients discover their dharma, Simon has a gift for making complex concepts easy to digest, and simple truths profound. Simon taught along side Dr. Vasant Lad at the renowned Ayurvedic Institute before venturing out in his own consulting business and Dharma Type Certification course.
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