Sukha

The opposite of dukkha. Pleasure, not suffering. In meditation, one realizes that pleasure is just the absence of suffering and it, like suffering, is impermanent, anicca.

So we lose our attachment to pleasure. Pleasure merely changes into dukkha and dukkha changes into sukha, and so it goes.

Buddhist practice takes the practitioner off the wheel of dukkha, sukha, dukkha, sukha, dukkha…

 

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